(Sonderkraftfahrzeug 101)

Val	CHA	Cost	Notes
3	Size	15	Length 2", Width 1", Area 2", Mass 800 kg, KB -3
38	STR	13	HTH Damage 7 ½d6  END [4]
10	DEX	0	OCV 3 DCV 1
15	BODY	2
9	DEF	21
2	SPD	0	Phases:  6, 12
Total Characteristics Cost: 51

Movement:	Ground:		15"/30"
		Swimming:	0"/0""

Cost	Abilities and Equipment
	Propulsion Systems
14	1)  Motorized Tracked Military Vehicle:  Ground Movement +9" (15" total), 1 Continuing Fuel Charge 
	lasting 4 Hours (+0); Only On Appropriate Terrain (-¼)
-2	2)  Ground Vehicle:  Swimming -2"
	Tactical Systems
46	1)  7.92 mm MG 13 Machine Gun:  RKA 2d6+1, +1 Increased STUN Multiplier (+¼), Autofire 
	(5 shots; +½), 750 Charges (+1); OIF Bulky (-1), Real Weapon (-¼) plus Penalty Skill 
	Levels:  +2 vs. Range Modifier with All Attacks; OIF Bulky (-1), Real Weapon (-¼), [750]
5	2)  7.92 mm MG 13 Machine Gun:  Another 7.92 mm MG 13 Machine Gun (total of 2)
4	3)  Sloped Front Armor:  +4 DEF; Limited Coverage forward 60 Degrees (Hull/Frame Only; -1 ¼), 
	Activation Roll 14- (-½), Only Versus Physical Projectiles (-½)
2	4)  Heavy:  Knockback Resistance -1"

	Operation Systems
4	1)  Radio:  Radio Perception/Transmission (Radio Group); OIF Bulky (-1), Affected As Hearing Group 
	As Well As Radio Group (-¼)

Total Abilities & Equipment Cost:  73
Total Vehicle Cost:  124

Value Disadvantages
25	Distinctive Features:  Nazi Germany Wehrmacht Tank (Not Concealable; Extreme Reaction; Detectable 
	By Commonly-Used Senses)
5	Physical Limitation:  All Weapons Must Point In The Same Direction (Infrequently, Slightly Impairing)

Total Disadvantage Points:  30
Total Cost:  94/5 = 19
Panzer 1

Description: First built in 1934, the Panzerkampfwagen I was initially designed to be a light training tank. They were originally listed as Agricultural Tractor Model IA in order to hide their presence in the records (as tanks were banned in Germany by the Treaty of Versailles). Weighing in at a mere 5.4 tons, with 13 mm of armor, the Panzer I had a crew of two and was armed with two 7.92 machine guns in a rotating turret. Like all German armor, it is equipped with a radio, which helps explain the success of the German Blitzkrieg of 1939-1941.

Although the Panzer I was meant to be a training vehicle, roughly 1,500 were built between 1935 and 1939. Many saw action during the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939, where the vehicle's obvious shortcomings—thin armor and lack of heavy weapons—were made apparent. However, lack of sufficient numbers of more advanced armor meant that 1,445 Panzer I tanks were used in the invasion of Poland. Of these, 89 were lost (many to the 37 mm rounds of Polish anti-tank guns). In 1940, The German Army was down to 1,077 Panzer I tanks, and further losses to English and French armor eventually forced the withdrawal of the Panzer I from the front lines, with many converted to training vehicles or used for garrison duties.

As written, the Panzer I makes a fine armored vehicle of the early pulp-era. It is basically a mobile machine gun nest, and is best used in an anti-infantry role, its guns too light to seriously harm another armored vehicle. Golden Age superheroes should enjoy the thin armor, and any brick of STR 40 or more should be able to punch right through the armor with a well-placed Haymaker.

A Panzer I is 13' 2" long, 6' 9" wide, and 5' 8" tall. It weighs 5.4 tons, has a top speed of around 23 mph on the road, and carries a crew of two.

Panzerkampfwagen I Hero Designer File

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