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Frank Krüger (Hellboy)
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Krupp Kugelpanzer

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"The Attack"

Attack on a German marching column in the French hinterland. The dynamite is well hidden and the fuse burns. Now you should go slowly to cover .....

The Kugelpanzer was a prototype tank manufactured during world war II by the famous Krupp company. It was one of the most unusual tank ever built. It is believed that the spherical tank should become a one-man reconnaissance vehicle. The ball tank should be armed with a MG34 or MG42. However, the opening for the weapon was subsequently closed with a metal plate. The last known exemplar of the Kugelpanzer is now in the Kubinka Tank Museum in Russia.

keywords: Deutschland, Germany, Wunderwaffe, WW2, WWII, world war 2, Krupp Kugelpanzer, Rollzeug, Spherical Tank, Ball Tank, Attack Kits Kugelpanzer RE 72365, El Viejo Dragon German infantry 1/72REF04, 1/72, Diorama, Modellbau, Modelling, Frank Krueger, www.hellboy-miniatures.de

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Project

This album is attached to project Krupp Kugelpanzer.

Status: Completed | Scale: 1:72 | Albums: 1 with 8 images
 

Comments

30. April at 19:42:37 Share
Alec K Very nicely done Frank
30. April at 21:43:42
Frank Krüger Alec, thank you for your kind comment. Of course I'm glad that you like the little vignette !!!!!! :)
02. May at 16:18:19
Nam Soo Lee wow was that really existed?? Beautiful job anyway.
02. May at 16:42:34
gorbygould This thing actually existed! I've seen illustration and models of it before but assumed it was a steampunk thing. Learn something every day.
Lovely job. Excellent figure painting for such a small scale.
02. May at 16:45:49
Frank Krüger Guys, thank you for your kind comment! I am very happy about it. :)
To the question, whether the tank really existed:
There are no documents available for this tank. Neither design plans, test report nor report on a combat mission. Nothing! My story about the diorama is invented! Artistic freedom ... ;)
The last known exemplar of the Kugelpanzer is now in the Kubinka Tank Museum in Russia.
https://commons.wikimedia.or..egory:Kugelpanzer?uselang=de
04. May at 19:52:11
Rui S Always learning
04. May at 23:36:38
Alec K Weirdest thing ever...
05. May at 03:27:56
Spanjaard real or not, very nicely done, as always. no rabbit running away from the coming explosion? ;)
05. May at 23:02:50
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