T-34 in panzerzuge structure

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The WR 550 D10 Diesel locomotive intended for the SP 42 armored train was rebuilt into an armoured engine (PZ 16) by adding gun platforms for Germans turrets (7,62cm F.K. 295/1) on both sides (here equipped with two additional T-34 on the platforms). With its powerful motor and 100mm side armor, it was the fastest and best armoured of the Germans armoured engins.

(Picture from "Germans armored trains on the Russian front 1941-1944" Wolfgang Sawodny, SchifferMilitary History book)

PzTrWg No 16 with Panzerjagerwagen with T-34 hull, 1944

(Picture from www.hans-urban.org)

PzTrWg No 16 with Panzerjagerwagen with T-34 hull, 1944

(Picture from "Germans armored trains in World War II. 1939-1945 " Vol. II )

Germans improvised guard train (streckenschutzzug) destroyed durring battle for Tukum cituy (Latvia), 08 August 1944. In this train germans use a ten flatcars, seven tanks, a few guns Picture show captured T-34 (m.42/43 or T-34/85) in this train structure. Last fight of this train described in the russian language book A.Samsonov "From Volga to Berlin".

(Picture from Poklonnaya Hill museum collection)