- Plastic model kit, paint and glue required (not included).
- Skill level 3
- 61 parts
- Dimensions: Approximate Length 2.4”
- Box Dimensions: 8.1” L x 5.1” W x 1.3” H
- Recommend for 10 years and above.
The Revell Germany 1/76 Pzkpfw II Ausf. F kit features authentic surface details, movable turret, decals for 2 different units, 2 infantry men and a diorama base with ruined walls.
The Panzer II is the common name used for a family of German tanks used in World War II. The official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen II (abbreviated PzKpfw II).
Although the vehicle had originally been designed as a stopgap while larger, more advanced tanks were developed, it nonetheless went on to play an important role in the early years of World War II, during the Polish and French campaigns. The Panzer II was the most numerous tank in the German Panzer divisions at the beginning of the war. It was used both in North Africa against the Western Allies and on the Eastern Front against the Soviet Union.
Panzer II Ausf. F
The Ausf. F superstructure front was made from a single piece of armour plate with a redesigned visor. Also, a dummy visor was placed next to it to confuse enemy gunners. The hull was redesigned with a flat 35 mm (1.4 in) plate on its front, and the armour of the superstructure and turret were built up to 30 mm (1.2 in) on the front with 15 mm (0.59 in) to the sides and rear. There was some minor alteration of the suspension and a new commander's cupola as well. Weight increased to 9.5 tonnes. From March 1941 to July 1942, 509 were built; this was the final major tank version of the Panzer II series.