German Light Armour & Vehicles

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Sd.Kfz. 251/20 "Uhu"
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Introduced in late 1944, it mounted a 60 cm infrared searchlight with a range of 1.5 km for illuminating targets at night. Known as "Uhu" (Eagle Owl), they guided IR sight-equipped Panther tanks to targets that were out of range of their own smaller infrared searchlights.
 

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You know, inside that PzIV pic it looks like that's a window off his right shoulder.
 

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Military Police, Russ 41,
Translation by Sempai-

"Danger - Partisans!
From Welish to U...
(can´t see it right)
single vehicles (have to) stop!
passage only for two vehicles or more
(convoy)
have Your weapons/guns ready"

The name of the place on the plate is from Velizh to Usvyaty This is in the Smolensk region where there are many forests for guerrilla action.DhgAijDXUAAYQje.jpg
 
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