Marder II internal layout?

Discussion in 'Weapons, Technology & Equipment' started by Chris C, Sep 26, 2021.

  1. Chris C

    Chris C Canadian Patron

    Hi all,

    Where was the engine located in the Marder II? I understand from wikipedia that in the Marder III the engine was at the rear, but they were based on completely different chassis and engines (Pz II vs 38t).
     
  2. Andreas

    Andreas Working on two books

    Which one?

    All the best

    Andreas
     

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  3. Chris C

    Chris C Canadian Patron

    Either the II or the II D.

    Although that does point out that I know less than I think. The last model of the Marder III must have had a frontally mounted engine.

    Basically I wanted to know whether the engine was mounted to the side of the driver in any model.
     
    Last edited: Sep 26, 2021
  4. ltdan

    ltdan Nietenzähler

    Marder II based on the MkII chassis (phased out in 1943 if favour of the "Wespe" SPG)
    7,62-cm-Pak 36auf Fgst. Pz.Kpfw. II Ausf. D/ 7,5-cm-Pak 40 auf Fgst. Pz.Kpfw. II Ausf. F
    engine at the rear on the right side seen in direction of travel
    Marder.png
     
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