Fahrzeug Magazine is available from Squadron.com
||Soft cover; 48 pages plus covers; A4 Format; glossy paper;
full colour with colour and B&W photos.
||Plenty of photos; broad subject
coverage with main focus
on WWII and Post-War German military equipment.
||German text for bulk of the magazine
||Recommended for modern armour fans,
and German readers in particular.
Tankograd Publications produce a regular Gazette on the subject of Soviet and
Eastern Bloc vehicles. They have also released a number of specials on
They have now launched a general reference magazine with broad subject
coverage, but focussing on WWII, post-war and modern military equipment.
The premiere issue is presented in A4 format over 48 glossy, full colour
pages. Almost every page has between one and six photographs. The pictures are
sharp and relevant.
Text is in German but a two-page English summary is supplied at the back of
Contents of this issue include:
Radpanzer 6x6 Steyr "Pandur"
Sturmgeschutz III Late Variants
Beltring War and Peace Show 2001
FIAT Pavesi Typ P-4-400
35.5cm Mortar M1
East German Armoured Vehicles - Where
Did They Go?
Tadano-Faun Mobile Crane ATF 70-4
Reforger - Maneuvers of the US Forces
How to Get Your Own Tank
Leopard 2A6 Rollout
Each article is between a half page and six pages long with plenty of
The highlights of this issue for me include the Leopard 2A4 article
(the less glamorous relative of the 2A5); the East German "Where
Are They Now" article including a photo of 1500 T-54 and T-55s
awaiting disposal; and the photo feature on late variants of the
Sturmgeschutz III. This article has a series of photos with late Stugs
in waffle pattern zimmerit exhibiting unusual features - non-standard
superstructure armour and headlights, additional armour from track
lengths and, odd stowage. With their damaged fenders, chipped zimmerit
and peppering of small arms damage, these would make a really
interesting modelling project!
This new magazine will be appreciated by modern and WWII German
armour fans, and German-language readers in particular.
Thanks to Squadron for the
Review Copyright © 2002 by Brett
This Page Created on 16 January, 2002
Last updated 22 July, 2003
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