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DER STRABOKRAN

- German Gantry Crane

15t AND 16t GANTRY CRANE VARIANT USED IN TIGER, PANTHER, ELEFANT AND V2 ROCKET UNITS

The road gantry cranes were an indispensable tool for maintaining the new heavy tanks Tiger, Panther, and tank hunter Elephant near to the front line. An exceptional use for the gantry crane was from 1944 onward with the Division z.V. for loading and unloading of delivered A4 (V2) rockets onto the ‘Vidalwagen‘ or ‘Meillerwagen‘ launching trailers.

256 pages, hardcover in landscape format, text EN/DE, more then 240 of rare and unpublished large format photographs from Panzerinstandsetzung and detail pictures of survivors, patents, technique and history, In action tables, K.St.N, plus a set of highly detailed 1/35 scale drawings of 15t 16t 20t and a manual driven Strabokran variant for modellers included.

 

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Content  
Acknowledgement
Indroduction
Company History J.S. Fries, Frankfurt am Main
Strabokran und Variants
"Operation Backfire" report
Strabokran in action
Rarities
K.St.N - listed a Strabokran
Patent applications and patents
survivours
16t Strabokran in detail
Appendix
Sample Pages (double page spreads)
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