The GermanWehrmacht and Luftwaffe grew into a powerful military machine during the last half of the1930s under Nazi control. They were very well equipped with all the latest and greatest weapons the world had ever seen. When the early weapons and training were tested in Spain confidence grew and then they seemed unstoppable blitzing through Europe at will.
As the war progressed so did the inventory of halftracksthe Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe operated, listing several types and sizes of halftracks each with a specific purpose. Our subject the Sd.Kfz.10 was one of the lighter types. Initially conceived as a utility tow for small towed guns, several different specialist vehicles were based on this halftrack design including Sd.Kfz.10/5, its rear hull was refitted with a purpose-built anti-aircraft platform carrying a 2cm FlaK38 platform. Around 14,000 Sd.Kfz.10 halftracks were built from 1938-45.