Semovente da 149/40

GEP.SFL  M43 149/40 854(i)

History & Development Built in 1942 on a modified P40 hull and parts of M42, evaluated in august 1943 by Italian army. Germans seized prototype after armistice and sent it to Germany, where it was found at the end of the war.

Semovente 149/40 in an US ARMY ordnance workshop near Paris.

(Picture from Concord "Panzer in the Gunsights 2")

Picture shows the 149/40 as it arrived at Aberdeen Proving Ground (1946) with original paint visible.

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Semovente 149/40 repainted with a balkenkreuz and exhibited in Aberdeen Proving Ground.

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