Semovente da M42 75/34 851(i)

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From Pz.Jg.Abt 171 of 71 Infanterie Division

History In December 1943, the 2.Kompanie also known as StuG Abteilung 1171 has 4 75/18 and 10 75/34. In the spring of 1944 the division moved in central Italy, south west of Cassino. During May-June retreat, division took severe losses and moved to Adriatic sector. On 8th July 1944, the only 3 available M42 SP fought in Filottrano and in Ancona.

Germans Semovente da 105/28 and Semovente Da 75/34 with name Heidi 3 from 71 Inf.Div.

(Picture from "To the last bullet. Germany's war on 3 fronts. Part 2: Italy""Firefly collection" No 6 Claude Gillono, Dennis Oliver)

1944, 24 May, road to Pico. M 42 75/34. Second semovente carries the name of Marga 2.

1944, end of May, Castelforte. M42 75/34.

1944, July, Ancona. M42 75/34 from 2Kp of Pz.Jg.Abt.171. Semovente carries the name of Anni.

1944, July, Ancona. M42 75/34 from 2Kp of Pz.Jg.Abt.171.

(Picture from "Poligon" No1/2007)

Semovente M42 75/34 n122 from Pz.Jg.Abt 171 of 71 Infanterie Division.

(Picture from "Panzerwrecks" No9)

Captured M42 75/34 851(i) Italy, n123, unit Pz.jg.Abt 171 of 71 Infanterie-Div

(Picture from "Panzerwrecks" No3&9)