Krupp Protze Lorry

Alan Ranger

The L 2 H 43 and L 2 H 143 better known by its nick name given to it by the troops that used it ”The Krupp-Protze" (Krupp Boxer) was a specialized multi-purpose designed six-wheeled 6x4 (six wheel 4 wheel drive) German light off road truck and artillery tractor produced between 1934 and 1941.
Date Published :
April 2020
Publisher :
MMPBooks
Language:
English
Series :
Camera ON
Illustration :
150 B&W photographs
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9788365958792
Pages : 80
Dimensions : 11.8 X 8.2 inches
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Overview
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The L 2 H 43 and L 2 H 143 better known by its nick name given to it by the troops that used it ”The Krupp-Protze" (Krupp Boxer) was a specialized multi-purpose designed six-wheeled 6x4 (six wheel 4 wheel drive) German light off road truck and artillery tractor produced between 1934 and 1941, It was fitted with the Krupp M-304 flat four engine a 4-cylider horizontally opposed petrol engine that originally delivered 55hp but was upgraded to deliver 60hp in 1936, it was this flat engine the allowed the fitting of the slopping engine bonnet that gave rise to the vehicles nick name. The Krupp Boxer saw extensive service on all of the operational fronts were the German army was engaged. This publication covers the Krupp-Protze in great photographical detail focusing on the trucks and their crews as they dealt with the conditions and circumstances they found themselves in, photographs from the author’s own collection have been used to illustrate this book that were taken by the average German soldier not official army cameramen who’s photos are well known and have been published over and over again already.

About The Author
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The author is a British acknowledged expert in this field.

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