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The trench plough

German "trench plough" in action towed by Raupenschlepper Ost. Near Vitebsk/Belorussia, March 1944. (Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-279-0938-24)

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So this thing digs trenches?

Looks awfully like this image is the same equipment, described in english as a grave plough.

This image shows the full frontal view and it does indeed look like an Sdkfz 11

Well, cetainly not in final condition but as a start.

Is this realy a Raupenschlepper ost (Steyr Rso). In my opinion this wehicle was too light and too weak.