Der Strabokran
Der Strabokran
Der Strabokran
Der Strabokran
Der Strabokran
Der Strabokran
Der Strabokran
Der Strabokran
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Der Strabokran

German Gantry Crane 1942 - 45




Author:Volker Ruff
Language(s):English/German text
Format:Hardcover
Dimensions:9.5" x 12"
Pages:256 pages
Photos:Over 240 photos and 1/35th scale plans
Publisher:Volker Ruff Verlag, Germany
ISBN:9783000340024
Item No. VR-0024



15t and 16t Gantry Crane variant used for the TIGER, PANTHER, ELEFANT and V2 rocket units

The road gantry cranes were an indispensable tool for maintaining the new heavy tanks Tiger, Panther, and tank hunter Elephant near to the front line. An exceptional use for the gantry crane was from 1944 onward with the Divison z.V. for loading and unloading of delivered A4 (V2) rockets onto the 'Vidalwagen' or 'Meillerwagen' launching trailers.

More then 240 rare and unpublished large format photographs from Panzerinstandsetzung and detail pictures of survivors, patents, technique and history, In action tables, K.St.N, plus a set of highly detailed 1/35 scale drawings of 15t 16t 20t and a manual driven Strabokran variant for modellers included.