EST-35116 1/35 BT-42 Finnish WW2 SPG model kit
BT-42 - the Finnish assault gun, is developed on the basis of the trophy tanik BT-7 mod, 1937. The standard tower BT-7 was seriously altered. In a tower have established English 4,5 inch (114-mm) howitzer QF.Mk. II (Finnish designation 114 P 18). The howitzers were equipped with the original Finnish design mouth brake.
Eastern Express 1/35 BT-42 Finnish WW2 SPG model kit. Pic.1
Eastern Express 1/35 BT-42 Finnish WW2 SPG model kit. Pic.2
In total modernized 18 machines. Last machine was issued in the autumn of 1943. All BT-42 have formed in separate armour platoon of December 7,1943. Separate armour platoon lias used BT-42 in Vyborg region (especially in fight for city) down to its delivery. 8 assault guns BT-42 from June 17 till June 21,1944 were lost.