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LSSAH SdKfz 231s in France

May 1 2012 at 11:47 PM

Steve Ballantyne  (Login stoveb)
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Response to LSSAH Sd.Kfz. 231's?


The LAH only had two of these vehicles during the French campaign, one from the original two issued to the unit in 1937, and one a replacement for the vehicle lost on the first day of the war in Poland.

However, as there was one 8 Rad KO'd early in the campaign, it may be only one took much part in the Battle of France.

The two vehicles were

SS-1088 'Körner II' (replacement for the 'Körner' lost in Poland)
SS-1089 'Laforce' (original vehicle from 1937)

The LAH also had two SdKfz 232

SS-1090 'Faust II' (replacement for original vehicle 'Faust' also lost on the first day of combat in Poland)
SS-1091 'Casella' (original vehicle from 1937)

Laforce was photographed throughout the campaign so would be the best bet for a LAH SdKfz 231 in France, 1940.

I have researched a set of decals for Echelon, which hopefully will be released in the future, which covers all of these 8 Rad vehicles of the LAH.


Interested in and researching the vehicles and weapons of the Leibstandarte

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  1. Re: 231's - Esko Koskinen on May 2, 2012, 3:52 AM
  3. Hey Steve, have you ever considered - Jerry Rutman on May 2, 2012, 9:29 AM

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