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SdKfz 222 Ausf A
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Our Sd.Kfz.222 was acquired in the late 1990s. The chassis was nearly complete, missing very few components. There was, however, no body. For many years we did nothing with the chassis, focusing on the rather more pressing matter of the body. Our initial survey of the chassis indicated this was an Sd.Kfz 222 Ausf. A model. This was disappointing in one respect as there were a number of Series and variants within the Ausfuehrung A range. Each had fairly distinct differences between them. A correct body would be very hard to find. We did not know which specific Serie A leichte Panzerspaehwagen model Sd.Kfz.222 this was. Tom Jentz clarified the situation proving that this was a 4.Serie vehicle. He set us on a journey to find the body by providing us with a number of photographs and details of this particular 4.Serie le. Panzerspaehwagen. Tom’s main focus was as usual the chassis number. With Tom at your side this number provides you with a wealth of information. This was before the phenomenal team of Tom and Hilary Doyle produced the Panzer Tracts 13-1 publication on the Sd.Kfz.221, 222 and 223 series of armoured cars. It might have been great to have ....

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