Krupp Kfz 70 truck (x2)
Krupp ‘Protze’ L2H143
The Krupp Kfz 70 truck, commonly known at the Krupp ‘Protze’ was an import vehicle in the German armies of 1939 and 40. This six-wheeled truck was used for transporting the Schützen motorised infantry of the Panzer divisions. It was also used to carry their support weapon and called into action as a gun artillery tractor.
The Krupp ‘Protze’ truck was powered by a 60 hp Krupp M304 4-cylinder engine. This vehicle was extensively used Poland, France and during the North African campaign. The Protze was of simple design, and was mass-produced between 1933 and 1942. A total of about 7000 were made. It was also exported to Hungary.