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The Wikipedia article on the LK II https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LK_II says that "the M/21-29 at the German Tank Museum, (is) modified back to its original German design."

German LKII light tank, at the Deutsches Panzermuseum.jpg

Surely, this is the original German design:

Light tank LK II: German armored car for Hungary and Sweden

Or is that not what they mean?



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I saw that too and puzzled over it. My thought is that when they restored the M21-29 they reversed the alterations made to the original

M21. I suspect the assumption that was made is that the M21 is the same as the German LK II. I'm not sure that assumption can be sustained since the

Swedes received the tanks as a pile of components and built some tanks out of the parts. How close the M21s were to the original LK II is a matter of debate.

Charlie 



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Have you seen this thread?

 

https://landships.activeboard.com/t17150538/the-lk-tanks/

 

This answers some questions



-- Edited by elbavaro on Friday 29th of October 2021 07:49:16 PM

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elbavaro wrote:

Have you seen this thread?

 

https://landships.activeboard.com/t17150538/the-lk-tanks/

 

This answers some questions



-- Edited by elbavaro on Friday 29th of October 2021 07:49:16 PM


 Yes, Christoph, it does, but unfortunately not the question I'm asking. What I mean is: do they mean they returned a 21/29 to the 21, or to the LKII as it was in the factory in Germany?



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OK, got it.

Based on the weapon I would say m21.

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I know - I'll contact the museum and see if they can tell us.



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Maybe there was an LK-II male and female like there was for British tanks?



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