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LSSAH SdKfz 231s in France

May 1 2012 at 11:47 PM

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Response to LSSAH Sd.Kfz. 231's?

Hi,

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.

Cheers
Steve


Interested in and researching the vehicles and weapons of the Leibstandarte

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