The Opel Blitz truck was the german general purpose truck in World War 2. It was manufactured from 1930 to 1975. It was the main transportation truck for troops and supplies. Over 130,000 units were produced by 1944. In the Medal of Honor series the Opel Blitz can be found every title which set in North Africa, Italy or Central Europe. There are a few different versions of the truck in the series such as an unique ambulance version and fuel truck version.Jacques Batiste stole on but quickly got killed by german soldiers and crashed the truck. Later in the mission Hunting the Desert Fox Afrika Korps Opel Blitzs can be seen.
The Opel Blitz plays a major role as a vechile in Allied Assault and it's expansion packs. It first mentoined and seen in the first mission of Allied Assault where Mike Powell and a small Ranger Rescue Team used two captured Opel Blitz trucks to infiltrate into Arzew. Later Powell had to sabotage Opel Blitz trucks in the Afrika Korps motor pool. The truck was often used as an escape vechile. It was often used by the enemy to deliver troops to the field or chase after the player. They can be destroyed.Eye Of The Storm and The Golden Lion. In Eye Of The Storm Patterson has to destroy four Opel Blitz fuel trucks. Later on A Chance Meeting a unique flatbed Opel can be seen and can be destroyed by throwing grenades underneath it. In The Golden Lion troop carrier version can be found with a camo painting. Patterson has to leak the oil from the truck from prevent the enemy chasing the player. In Nijmegen Bridge and Yard by Yard a unique ambulance version can be seen and have to be escorted throughout the level. It is distinguished by it's Red Cross in both sides of the truck as well it's yellow painting. Lt.Berg used one to escape from the Port and infiltrate into the City. At the end of the Monastry level Berg used a mortar to destroy several Opel Blitz trucks.
The Opel Blitz is appear almost every level. In The Opening end cutscene Opel Blitz trucks can be seen in the allied convoy instead of a GMC CCKW truck which was the standard general purpose truck of the allied forces.
In the mission "Belly of the Beast " a wrecked Opel Blitz can be spotted amongst the wrecked soviet vehicles.