Scratch build 1/35 Stahlunterstände mit aufgesetzten Pantherturm ( Steel pillbox with panther turret)
These were used on the west, Italian and eastern front,
They came like this or on a wooden two story construction and encased in reinforced concrete (steel box version ) .
Panther turrets were converted into bunkers ever since late 1943.
Some were standard Panther tank turrets, and others where modified .
The modified turret roof was reinforced to 40 mm (this one )
Ammunition was stored around the turret basket.
The lower part of the box was a crew compartment with bunks, it also had a small stove , electrical generator, and powered by a small engine .
I could have kept the D turret as it is ...but i was in the right modeling building mood so i had to remodeled the turret as well.
its done for 98 %.
Thanks for looking.
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