Semovente da M42 75/34 851(i)

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 From Pz.Jg.Abt 236 of 162. (turk.) Inf.Div.

History Formed in end of 1943, based in Friuli and Venezia Giulia, received eight M42 SP. Between December 1943 and February 1944 the division took part in several anti-partisan operations. In March the Division was moved by train to Tuscani and the following months saw service in coastal defence organization, south of Livorno.

(Pictures from "Panzer units in the operationszone Adriatisches Kustenland (OZAK) 1943-1945 and the panzer-sicherungs-kompanien in Italy" Stefano di Giusto)

1944, March, Livorno. The train with the Semoventi of the Pz.Jg.Abt. 162 at the Livorno station. The vehicles are painted in the classic Italian 1943-'44 camouflage scheme, applied by factories: green and red-brown patches separated by thin sand yellow lines. The only German addition is the Balkenkreuz on the superstructure.

1944, March, Livorno. Some Semovente M 42 da 75/34 belonging to the Pz.Jg.Abt 236 of 162. (turk.) Inf.Div. photographed on railway wagons during their transport from Friuli to Tuscany in March 1944. The unit had received 8 such vehicles between October and December 1943.

From Jgd.Pz.Ko. 1114 of 114 Jager Division

(Picture from "Panzerwrecks" No9)

1946, Ravena. Vehicle from StuG.Gesh.Abt. 1114 (later Pz./Jg.Kp. 1114 and finally Jgd.Pz.Ko. 1114) 114 Jager Division.

Unidentified units but localised

1944, 19 May. Senger Line.

(From "Italian Armour in German Service 1943–1945" by Daniele Guglielmi)

1944, Spring,Verano. Fall-Stug-Abt XI

1945, 2 february. Northwest of Ravenna

1945, 23 april. North of Capparo. Near the river Po.