Second World War German Pionierlandungsboot 39 1:56 (28mm)

A resin model of the German landing craft, used in WWII.

The model comes with movable ramps.

Made from P.U. resin, unpainted.  Figures and vehicles not included.

Approximate weight: 400g

Length : 6.5 inches (15cm), Width (of the hull): 2.5 inches (5,8cm

Length: 10.7 inches (27,5cm), Width: 3.4 inches (8,5cm), Height: 2 inches (5cm)

Pionierlandungsboot 39

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Second World War German Pionierlandungsboot  39 1:56 (28mm)

Developed by the German water engineers (Wasser Pionieren) this landing crafts became a priority after 1940 and the Operation Sea Lion ( Unternehmen Seelöwe). 

Pionierlandungsboot 39

The Pi.Labo.39 (in German  kleines Pionier-Landungsboot 39 (kl. Labo 39) was used in most of the war theatre: Mediterranean, Aegean, Adriatic, Black and Baltic seas to resupply the German garrisons or evacuate their forces. 

Pionierlandungsboot 39

Pictures from Bundesarchiv

The PiLabo 39 was 15 m long, 4.7 m wide and  0.75 m draft.  Powered by two Deutz engines à 86 hp, the landingcraft had the capacity of load 20 tons or 100 men. The boats were divisible into two mirror-like longitudinal halves so that they could be loaded on an SS railway wagon and assembled in the water. From experience with the Pilabos 39 and 40, the improved Pionierlandungsboot 41 was designed and built in 1942 in series.

Source: Lexikon der Wehrmacht

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