Sd.Kfz. 7 – Krauss-Maffei 8 ton German Halftrack Gun Crew Version


This Sd.Kfz. 7 was an 8 ton halftrack built by Krauss-Maffei and it was a medium German artillery tractor. The standard version was unarmed and came in two variants. One was an open bed truck, the other had space for a 12 men gun crew. It had storage room under the seats and an enclosed storage compartment at the back. The Germans called it an Sd.Kfz. 7 mittlerer Zugkraftwagen 8t. A medium towing vehicle 8 ton. It was intended to pull guns like the 8.8 cm Flak gun and the 15 cm sFH 18, and 150 mm howitzer.
The photos show a gun crew version in dark grey camouflage.

First an Einhetsdiesel truck, then two Sd. Kfz. 7 Halftracks - photo 2103
First an Einhetsdiesel truck, then two Sd. Kfz. 7 Halftracks – photo 2103
Sd.Kfz. 7 – Krauss-Maffei 8t Halftrack - photo 2013
Sd.Kfz. 7 – Krauss-Maffei 8t Halftrack – photo 2013
Sd.Kfz. 7 – Krauss-Maffei 8 ton German Halftrack in gun crew setup - photo 2013
Sd.Kfz. 7 – Krauss-Maffei 8 ton German Halftrack in gun crew setup – photo 2013
Sd.Kfz. 7 prime mover for gun crews - photo 2103
Sd.Kfz. 7 prime mover for gun crews – photo 2103
Sd.Kfz. 7 – Krauss-Maffei 8 ton German Halftrack
Sd.Kfz. 7 – Krauss-Maffei 8 ton German Halftrack


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