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Eisenbahnflak

August 12 2017 at 4:29 PM
Tomas Jakl  (Login TomasJakl)
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Response to Is Hunor open railway wagon good for German trains?

Hi Piotr,

There were six basic types of German railway anti-aircraft wagons:

Geschützwagen I(e) - 20mm solo or quadruple
Geschützwagen II(e) - 37mm solo or 20mm quadruple
Geschützwagen III(Eisb) - 88mm
Geschützwagen IV(Eisb) - 128mm
Geschützwagen(e) MG151/20 with two turrets - 2x 20mm triplet, solo or quadruple
Geschützwagen(e) MG151/20 with one turret - 20mm triplet, solo or quadruple

See Waffen Revue Nr. 24, pages 3883-3911.

As far I know, the Geschützwagen I(e) type was built on French and German flat-wagons. Years ago when I built one I used front and rear part as well as wheels from the Planet Models Gattungsbezirk Linz offeringhttp://www.cmkkits.com/en/afv/vagon-gattungzbesirk-linz/) and the rest was a scratch-build from Evergreen profiles:
http://www.smallscaleafv.com/ANG/Technika20/72_GeschutzwgIe.htm

Two-turreted Geschützwagen(e) MG151/20 offers KORA Models as a complete resin kit under label "Flakwaggon Drilling":
https://www.lfmodels.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_7_19&products_id=228&zenid=lehm50fh7vuo3h32n944h60on4

images_kora_arms_7232.jpg

Scale drawings of the two-turreted Geschützwagen(e) MG151/20 are in the Paul Malmassari's Les Trains Blindes 1826-1989. Editions Heimdal, 1989.

Pictures of both single- and two-turreted Geschützwagen(e) MG151/20 are here:
http://tanks.webz.cz/FlaK_train.htm

Scale drawings of all mentioned flak-wagons are in the Czech railway enthusiasts journal "Svet zeleznice" Nos. 34, 35 and 36.
http://corona-knihy.eshop-zdarma.cz/

HTH

Regards
Tomas




    
This message has been edited by TomasJakl from IP address 109.81.210.236 on Aug 12, 2017 4:35 PM


 
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  1. Interesting... - Rob Pye on Aug 12, 2017, 6:29 PM
    1. RE: Interesting... - Tomas Jakl on Aug 13, 2017, 10:59 AM
     
  2. Thanks for that - Piotr Pyrczak on Aug 12, 2017, 7:19 PM
    1. Geschuetzwagen II(e) - Tomas Jakl on Aug 13, 2017, 11:05 AM
     


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