Panzerjäger I (GE100) with two vehicles.

German High Command recognised the need for a specialised vehicle capable of engaging enemy heavy tanks with a weapon of greater penetrating power than the standard 3.7cm PaK36.

To meet this need, they fitted a Czech 4.7cm anti-tank gun in a limited traverse mount on a Panzer I chassis with a gun shield to protect the crew. The resulting vehicle was called the 4.7cm PaK(t) (Sf ) auf Panzerkampfwagen I Ausf B, or Panzerjäger I for short.

521. Panzerjägerabteilung (521st Tank-hunter Battalion), with three companies of six tank destroyers each, was available at the start of the campaign in France. Three other tank-hunter battalions, 616., 643., and 670. Panzerjägerabteilung were still in training when the invasion began and were sent to the fighting as soon as their training was complete.

 

The Panzerjäger I in Flames Of War


Mobility: Half-tracked; Front 0; Side 0; Top 0
Range: 24"/60cm; ROF 2; AT 8; Firepower 4+

Equipment and Notes
Hull mounted.

Designed by Evan Allen & Anton Ducrot
Painted by James Brown & Jeremy Painter

(14869)

SKU 14869
Barcode # 9420020201583

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