Icons all versions
/8 - Ambulance
/9 - 75 mm KwK
/16 - Flamethrower
/17 - Flak
/20 - Uhu
/21 - Drillig
/22 - Pakwagen
Anti Aircraft strenght
251/9 m Schütz Pz Wg (7,5 cm K) "kanonenwagen" (gun-cart) or "Stummel" (Stub)
Left to right. From the manual, a /C version -=- a /D high under the bushes -=- and 2 interiour shots from the Fort Knox surviver
There is one book you have to have on the /9 : Nuts and bolts vol 06 and / or 22 (It's revised edition). They cover almost everything.
Order is given for a prototype on the 31th of march 1942. 1st of June is the delivery date by Büssing-Nag of two prototypes for testing in Russia. Production of the first batch of 150 follows soon (version C). The production runs till 1944. In that year the high mount is introduced.
Used in the SS-Panzerregiment 4 "Der Führer" of the 2nd SS armored division from 1943. From 1944 in the armored reconnaissance units of the armored army divisions and in the paratrooper-division "Hermann Göring".
Three versions: C low silhouette, D Low silhouette, D high silhouette.
75 mm KwK L/24 traverse low version 10 degrees left 12 degrees right elevation - 5 to +20 degrees. High version traverse 20 degrees left and right.
Differences from the standard 251
Low versions, roof and frontal armorplate of the co-driver seat removed / lowered.
Survivers/d low in Kubinka /d low in Munster /d high in Fort Knox.