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Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)

Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
includes five plastic Panzer III (Late) tanks, one Decal sheet and four Unit cards.

The 7.5cm gun version of the Panzer III proved an able support weapon but by the summer of 1943, despite its long and proven battle record, the tank was starting to show its age. To remedy this, it was uparmoured to bring it up to date. 

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Ideally, the panzer divisions were meant to have two battalions of Panthers and one with Panzer IV tanks. While the tankers waited for the production lines to catch up with this demand, the units had to make do with older, but uparmoured, Panzer IIIs.

Ghost Panzers
As the ground hardened after the muddy Russian Spring, the German army prepared to launch their Summer offensive, codenamed Operation Citadel. The target was Kursk, a city in the centre of a huge bulge in the front line, where several Soviet armies could be cut off and destroyed.To ensure success, new weapons were rushed to the front, including Ferdinand heavy tank-hunters and Panther medium tanks. These were combined with several panzer and panzergrenadier divisions, totalling an impressive 2450 tanks and assault guns. Over 3600 Soviet tanks were waiting for them, setting the scene for the largest tank battle on the Eastern Front...

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Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)

Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)

Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)

Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
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Plastic Panzer III (Late) Sprue (x5)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Plastic Tank Crew (x2) Panzer Decal Sheet (x2)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Unit Cards  
Ghost Panzers Formations and Movement Orders (x1) Panzer III & IV (Late) HQ  (x1)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Panzer III & IV (x1) Flammpanzer III (x1)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122) Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)
Panzer III (Late) Tank Platoon (Plastic) (GBX122)


Last Updated On Thursday, December 6, 2018 by Luke at Battlefront