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Captured SdKfZ 2 half-track motorcycle, 1943

Photograph by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, Italy, 1943.

The SdKfz 2, better known as the 'Kettenkrad', was originally designed as a light tractor for airborne troops, but most ended up being used to lay communication cables, pull heavy loads and transport soldiers.

From an album containing 242 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).

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NAM. 1975-03-63-15-30


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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