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1/35 Tamiya RAF Sdkfz 222 Armored Car
Photos and Model by Dave Williams - UK
Editor/Owner of Dave's Tank Workshop Website
According to unit
war diaries and photographic evidence, No 2 Armoured Car Company of the Royal
Air Force (RAF) captured four German SdKfz 222 armored cars in the North African
desert. They handed in two of them to the captured enemy vehicle pool, but kept
and used the other two until 1947.
I've based my model on a photo (above) of the two remaining vehicles in service. The photo was taken in March 1944 when the unit was based in
For anyone wishing to know more about RAF Armoured Cars, I recommend a book authored by Nigel W.M Warwick entitled "In Every Place - The RAF Armoured Cars in the Middle East 1921-1953". It's packed with photos of Rolls Royce Armoured Cars, Fordsons, Otters, and everything in between.