PzKpfw. II

I'll have the bacon cheesburger please

Panzer v2.0

The Panzer II incorporated the lessons learnt from the Panzer I’s in the Spanish civil war – and a 2cm autocannon. In the first two years of the war, it was widely used while the Wehrmacht was waiting for its Panzer 3 and 4s. A lot of funky adaptations were made to this vehicle, from Bergepanzer to Marder and the infamous J-model (okay, infamous in WoT).

PzKpfw II ausf. B

PzKpfw II ausf. B
  • Bzura river, Sochaczew, Polen
  • September 16th, 1939
  • 3.PD PR6 "201"

Large bits of Poland used to be Germany. After the First World War, Poland was reshaped by taking these bits and sticking them on to bits of Russian land. Guderian himself was from such a German region and in 1939, he went back home. On the way, he discovered that his troops were far from ready...

Leutnant Felix knows what to do!
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This is me

    Martijn aka. Nine. All-round nice man, “Can we do it? – Yes, we can!”, classical biker, armchair historian, Knight of Löwensenf to Chilichutney – but also cook, father, writer and general pusher of buttons. Somehow has a tattoo of a Soyuz TMA on his arm.

    If you have something interesting to say, I can be reached at martijnproper@gmail.com

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Best games played: KSP, GTA-VC, Portal 2, Tomb Raider 1&2, Final Fantasy VII, Ace Combat, SP:WAW
Great bikes owned: Trident 900, GSX-1100RW, Supermagna, GSX-1100F, GSX-750ES, XT550, K75RT
Heroes: Richard Feynman, Otto Carius, Michael Palin, Douglas Bader, Yuri Gagarin, Ray Mears, Robert A Heinlein, Mad Jack Churchill, Sergei Korolev, John Cleese

"I love to sail forbidden seas and land on barbarous coasts."

(Herman Melville)