Foreign Tanks In Bulgarian Service
PzKpfw. IV Ausf. G Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf G Sd Kfz 161/1 und 161/2
StuG III Ausf. G 7.5cm Sturmgeschutz 40 Ausf G Sd Kfz 142/1
Gerat 81 Leichte Panzerspahwagen (2cm) Sd Kfz. 222
Gerat 82 Leichte Panzerspahwagen (Fu) Sd Kfz 223
In 1935, 14 Carro Veloce CV 33 tankettes were acquired.
Vickers 6-ton tank Mk. E Alternative B
8 Vickers 6-ton tanks Mk. E alternative B were acquired in mid 1936 and delivered in 1938.
LT vz. 35
In mid 1939 Germany sold or handed over 26 LT vz. 35 tanks built by CKD.
10 improved LT vz. 35 tanks built for Afghanistan were handed over to Bulgaria as T-11.
In 1940/41, Germany sold some 40 Renault R-35 tanks to Bulgaria. Shown here in Bulgarian service.
AFV deliveries to Bulgaria up to December 31st 1943: Thirteen SdKfz. 222, 7 SdKfz. 223, fourty six PzKpfw. IV Ausf. G, ten PzKpfw. 38(t), twenty five StuG III Ausf. G. The StuGs were designated SO-75 by the Bulgarians. In February 1944, Germany supplied another nineteen Hotchkiss H-39 and six Somua S-35.