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Blitzkrieg German Anti-Tank Rifle Team (1939-42)

Manufacturer: Warlord Games

405002025

Sale price £4.05 Regular price £4.50

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  1. 28mm Scale
  2. Miniatures supplied unpainted and may require assembly. Glue and paint not included
  3. Metal Components

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Tags: 28mm, Bolt Action, Germany, Team Weapon, Warlord Games

As in the case of many other weapons, the German Army pioneered the use of anti-tank rifles. It was a simple, functional design, firing a single tungsten-core ‘bullet’ at over 1000 metres per second. Unfortunately tank armour was also increasing, and the weapon was quickly obsolete, although it continued to be used. Even in 1945, a few were issued to Volkssturm units. An improved anti-tank rifle, the semi-automatic 2cm Panzerabwehrbüchse 785(s) was also used in small numbers. It was fired from a lightweight twowheeled carriage.