Carro Armato P40

Kummersdorf Inventory Number Nr261

1943, October. These pictures were taken during a presentation of new panzerjäger to Hitler. The Jagdtiger and Jagdpanther are wooden model scale 1 / 1.

The P40 also seems early type, maybe prototype  or one of the three produced seized at the Ansaldo factory in september 1943.

(Source unknown)

(Source unknown)

(Source Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz)

(Source Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz)

 

Kummersdorf Inventory Number Nr266

This P40 was sent to Kummersdorf for testing. Tank division Müncheberg did begin to be shaped on 5 March, 1945, with the use of materiel and organisational staff structures of the tank battalion of "Kummersdorf". The tank company of "Kummersdorf" consisted of three linear platoons. The tank platoon of immobile machines was made up with Elefant, Waffenträger Steyr with 88mm gun and an italian P40(i).

( All pictures from  Panzer Tracts 19-2 Beute-panzerkampfwagen)