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History & Development
for anti-aircraft self-propelled became obvious already after the first two
years of conflict for Italian army. The idea which could seem simple, is to
install a turret with four gun Isotta Fraschini 20 mm on a tank M hull. The
studies continued throughout 1942 and in early March of 1943, Tests have given
excellent results. After the armistice, germans confiscated the prototype.
According to German sources, this semovente
would have fought in support of a unit of mountain SS in Austria close to the
town of Teupitz.
Pignato, Filippo Cappellano « Gli
Autoveicoli da combattimento dell’ Esercito Italiano Volume secondo