GERMAN KUBELWAGEN TYPE 82 “RAMCKE PARACHUTE BRIGADE” model kit 1/35Tamiya
item # 35304
In preparation for the invasion of Malta, an elite parachute brigade was formed under the command of Colonel Ramcke. Following the cancellation of the operation in July 1942, Ramcke's brigade was deployed to North Africa as reinforcements. From October to November the same year with the main German forces retreating from the El Alamein front, the Ramcke brigade found themselves cut off. Without a means of transport, they were able to ambush an Allied Supply Unit and confiscated their vehicles and supplies and traveled 350km through the desert to return to their fellow soldiers.
includes four figures depicting soldiers from Ramcke's Parachute brigade and a Kubelwagen as seen in North Africa. ★Vehicle length: 109mm. The Kublewagen's plane body and balloon type tires have been realistically reproduced. ★Decals depicting the Ramcke Parachute Brigade included. ★A seated driver, officer, and gunner figures as well as standing rifleman and a non-commissioned officer figures are included. (Total 5) ★Clothing belonging to the parachute brigade such as a Luftwaffe helmet, a tropical Herman Meyer hat, and a jumpsuit are reproduced.