Product Code: TA 35358
HKD $199

The Wespe - a classic in the Tamiya 1/35 Military Miniature Series (Item 35200) – is back, with updated parts

and new marking options for vehicles that fought on the Italian front. Originally designed as a stopgap but

with a production run of 676, this Pz.Kpfw.II chassis-based howitzer exceeded German expectations. Intended

mainly for infantry support, the Pz.Kpfw.II’s moving turret was replaced with a boxy stationary superstructure

equipped with the Type 18/2 10.5cm L/28 howitzer. While the crew of 5 were not blessed with overwhelming

protection, their vehicle was a mobile threat to Allied forces nonetheless

About the Model

• This is a 1/35 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 143mm.

• The form of the Wespe self-propelled howitzer is captured with excellent realism.

• Includes new parts recreating stowed MG34 machine gun and ammo case, flare case, communications

equipment, first aid box and more.

• Features assembly-type tracks (Item 35200 uses belt type) allowing depiction of sag.

• Open-top fighting compartment allows inspection of interior details.

• 10.5cm howitzer offers traverse and elevation/depression.

• Comes with 4 figures in action pose – gunner, 2 loaders and commander.

• 2 marking options recreate Wespe vehicles deployed in the Battle of Anzio, the Allies’ amphibious assault

that led to the eventual taking of Rome.

• Marking Option 1: 26th Panzer Division; Marking Option 2: 29th Panzer-Grenadier Division.

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