Operation Klarer Weg

The group takes to the field for 'Operation Klarer Weg'. In February / March 1943 German forces were engaged in fighting along the Byelgorod-Kharkov railway agaisnt local Soviet Army and Partisan units who concentrated their activities on disrupting all German road, rail and communications activities that supported the movement on German troops in preparation of the Kursk offensive. The unit was joined by it's new Sd.Kfz 223 armoured car which made it's debut.

Photography by Neil Barlow, Joe Ruddock, Mark Bott & Dave Sinclair