They were widely used by the French military, and therefore large numbers of them were commandeered by German forces after France was defeated. They were used on all fronts as staff cars for both high-level officers and Luftwaffe pilots. The car's production even continued after the end of the war, lasting until 1957.
About the ModelReplica-quality 1/48 scale finished display model of the Citroen Traction 11CV. The model comes fully pre-painted, complete with expertly-applied wash technique and light weathering effects for enhanced realism. Unique pad-printed markings depict vehicle serving with Fliegerkorps VIII on the Eastern Front, and easily distinguishes this item from the assembly kit version. Spin-cast metal rear seats provide added weight for a greater sense of volume. An excellent stand-alone piece, it is also perfect for a diorama display with 1/48 scale WWII Luftwaffe aircraft models.