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PST 72029 1/72 Soviet ZIS-5V Truck

Product Code: PST72029
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The ZIS-5 was a 4×2 Soviet truck produced by Moscow ZIS factory from 1932 to 1958. Serial production of the new truck started on October 1, 1933. The truck was an instant success and became the main Soviet truck of 1930-50’s. It also evolved into the workhorse of the Soviet armed forces.

At the end of 1941 war shortages of raw materials forced to change the construction of ZIS-5. All changes were focused on simplifying its construction: the round, stamped wings were replaced with flat, bended ones, cabs and foot boards were now made from wood, brakes were removed from front wheels, rear body had the tailgate swinging only. Sometimes also the right headlight was removed, while bumpers were omitted from these versions.