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Opel Blitz 3,6-6700A 3 ton lorry

 

 

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The all wheel driven variant of the Opel Blitz 3 tons lorry was manufactured beginning in July 1940. The lower edge of the side panel of the engine bonnet was straight due to the higher construction.

 

 

 

 

 

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It was identifiable by the massive wheel hubs of the front wheels, the higher construction and the large differential gear of the front axle.

 

 

 

 

 

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During cold weather periods, the radiator grille was covered by special covers. The unit sign on this Opel Blitz 3,6-6700A could be that of 223. Infanterie Division.

 

 

 

 

 

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Opel Blitz 3,6-6700A’s were often used with the standard box body as radio vehicle. Note the camouflage finish on this vehicle.

 

 

 

 

 

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The initial variant of the standard box body - which is identifiable by the attachment with skylights - was introduced in 1940. For medical vehicles, this variant was made until 1944.

 

 

 

 

 

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