Panzerkampfwagen II Landwirtschaftlicher Schlepper 100

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Production and Chassis Number Ranges

Production and chassis number ranges of the Panzerkampfwagen II.
Version Authorized Used Production
Ausf. a/1 20 001-21 000 20 001-20 025 25
Ausf. a/2 20 026-20 050 25
Ausf. a/3 20 051-20 075 25
Ausf. b 21 001-21 100 21 001-21 100 100
Ausf. c 21 101-23 000
  • 21 101-21 131
  • 22 001-22 044
75
Ausf. A 23 001-24 000
  • 23 001-23 160
  • 23 301-23 328
  • 23 401-23 422
210
Ausf. B 24 001-26 000
  • 24 001-24 102
  • 24 201-24 232
  • 24 301-24 323
  • 24 401-24 569
  • 25 001-25 058
384
Ausf. C 26 001-27 000
  • 26 001-26 080
  • 26 101-26 215
  • 26 301-26 380
  • 26 401-26 415
  • 26 501-26 539
  • 26 601-26 635
364
Ausf. D - 27 001-27 085 43
Ausf. E - 27 801-27 807 7
Ausf. F 28 001-29 400
  • 28 001-28 489
  • 28 820-28 839
509
Ausf. G - 150 001-150 075 45
Ausf. J - 150 201-150 230 30
Ausf. L - 200 101-200 200 100
Flamm -
  • 27 001-27 085
  • 27 801-27 807
  • 27 101-27 250
151
Total - - 2093

Technical Information

Technical details of the Pz Kpfw II Ausf. a, Pz Kpfw II Ausf. b, Pz Kpfw II Ausf. c-C, Pz Kpfw II Ausf. D, and Pz Kpfw II Ausf. F.
Ausf. a Ausf. b Ausf. c-C Ausf. D Ausf. F
Crew
Crew
  • Commander/gunner
  • Radio operator
  • Driver
Physical Characteristics
Weight 7.6 t 7.9 t 8.9 t 11 t 9.5 t
Length 4.38 m 4.76 m 4.81 m 4.75 m 4.81 m
Width 2.14 m 2.22 m 2.14 m 2.28 m
Height 1.95 m 1.96 m 1.99 m 2.02 m 2.15 m
Ground pressure 0.54 kg/cm² 0.62 kg/cm² 0.83 kg/cm² 0.66 kg/cm²
Performance
Maximum speed 40 km/h 55 km/h 40 km/h
Road speed 25 km/h 40 km/h 25 km/h
Cross-country speed 12-15 km/h 15-20 km/h 12-15 km/h
Maximum grade 30°
Trench crossing 1.8 m 1.7 m
Vertical obstacle 42 cm
Fording depth 92 cm 89 cm 92.5 cm 90 cm 92.5 cm
Fuel capacity 170 l 200 l 170 l
Mileage (road) 0.89 l/km 1 l/km 0.89 l/km
Mileage (cross-country) 1.35 l/km 1.54 l/km 1.36 l/km
Cruising range 190 km 200 km 190 km
Cross-country range 126 km 130 km 125 km
Engine
Make and model Maybach HL 57 Tr Maybach HL 62 Tr Maybach HL 62 Trm Maybach HL 62 Tr
Type Water cooled
Displacement 5700 cc 6200 cc
Fuel Gasoline
Max. governed speed 2600 rpm
Net h.p. 130 140
Armament
Main weapon 2 m Kw K 30
Secondary weapon 7,92 mm M G 34
Ammunition Storage
Main weapon 2 cm Pzgr: 180
Secondary weapon 7,92 mm S m K: 1425 7,92 mm S m K: 2100

Additional Reading

Web Links

Pz Kpfw II photographs (external link)
Photographs of the Panzerkampfwagen II Landwirtschaftlicher Schlepper 100 at Panzerphotos.
Marder II (7,62 cm Pak 36)
Information about the Marder II equipped with the 7,62 cm Pak 36.
Wespe
Information about the Wespe.

Books

Sources

  1. Heereswaffenamt. Panzerkampfwagen II (2 cm) (Sd. Kfz. 121) : Gerätbeschreibung und Bedienungsanleitung zum Fahrgestell, Fahrgestell Nr. 20 000 bis 27 000, Beschreibung. Berlin : Oberkommando des Heeres, 1938. 53 p. D 651/1.
  2. Heereswaffenamt. Panzerkampfwagen II Ausf. A bis C und F : Gerätbeschreibung und Bedienungsanleitung zum Aufbau. Berlin : Oberkommando des Heeres, 1941. 66 p. D 651/9.
  3. JENTZ, Thomas L. Panzertruppen 1 : The Complete Guide to the Creation & Combat Employment of Germany's Tank Force, 1933-1942. Atglen, PA : Schiffer Military History, 1996. 288 p. ISBN 0-88740-915-6.
  4. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Panzer Tracts No. 2-1 - Panzerkampfwagen II : Ausf.a/1, a/2, a/3, b, c, A, B, and C - development and production from 1934 to 1940. Boyds, MD : Panzer Tracts, 2008. 76 p. ISBN 0-9815382-2-3.
  5. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Panzer Tracts No. 2-2 - Panzerkampfwagen II : Ausf.G, H, J, L, and M - development and production from 1938 to 1943. Boyds, MD : Panzer Tracts, 2007. 56 p. ISBN 0-9771643-8-1.
  6. JENTZ, Thomas L. & DOYLE, Hilary Louis. Panzer Tracts No. 2-3 - Panzerkampfwagen II : Ausf.D, E, and F - development and production from 1937 to 1942. Boyds, MD : Panzer Tracts, 2010. 48 p. -.