This other example of German enginery which could have been very useful, if it would have been produced and entered in combat early years of the war. Germans produced many specialistic armoured vehicles. Storm tanks are among them. In November 1943 when the masive Sturmpanzer IV production...read more
When they entered in service in German Army, Italians Semovente da 75/18 were designated StuG M42 mit 7,5 KwK L 18(850)(i). Semovente da 75/18 was the first self propelled armored artillery of the Italian army. It received the influence in design of German...read more
This is a lovely sound and very nice restoration. Videos show the first run out of the garage with a running engine for tests of a SturmGeschutz III Ausf F/8 when it was restored in 2012. This is the first run after the motor's restoration in the Vehicule Restoration Center of Bastogne. ...read more
Only a World War II era armoured can start like this after being abandoned after so many years! I'm really impressed to see that after starting it was not smoking much and still be steerable with the clutch still working!!! Gosh I envy those guys that can take it home!
This StuG with Fahrgestellnumber 90678 was assigned to Sonderverband 288 with three other StuGs and send to Creece, these four StuGs were later send to North Africa, but only three made it after one of them fell of the dock while loading.
In North Africa the three moved out into the...read more
The Sturmgeschütz III (StuG III) assault gun was Germany's most produced armoured fighting vehicle during World War II. It was built on the chassis of the proven Panzer III tank, replacing the turret with a fixed superstructure mounting a more powerful gun. Initially intended as a mobile,...read more
This is a brief history of the Finnish Stug III G that is at the Tank Museum of Parola in Finland. It was the very first Finnish StuG that fired at and destroyed Soviet Armour during the hard battles in the summer of 1944. Repainted in a made up wartime-like colour-scheme and featuring some...read more
StuG III Ausf. F(Sd.Kfz 142/1) was the first real up-gunning of the StuG, this version uses the longer 7.5 cm StuK 40 L/43 gun. Firing armour-piercing Panzergranat-Patrone 39, StuK 40 L/43 could penetrate 91 mm of...read more