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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jun 2018 3:44 p.m. PST

"Crew – 3
Weight – 15 t
Dimensions – lenght 5.04m, width 2.23m, height 1.8m, ground clearance 0.41m
Armour – 15-60mm
Armament – 75mm gun (44 rounds) and 8mm anti-aircraft machine gun Breda 38 (1104 rounds).
Maximum speed – road: 40 km/h, off-road: 20 km/h
Range – road: 220 km, off-road: 145 km
Capacity of fuel tanks – 351 l
Engine – 8-cylinder, petrol, water cooled, type SPA 15TB M42, 198 hp.
Negotiated obstacles – gradient: 40o, vertical obstacles: 0.8m, trench: 2.1m, fording: 1m
Ground pressure – 0.94 kg/cm2…"


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Legion 412 Jun 2018 10:31 a.m. PST

I've even seen pics of those the Germans borrowed/took from the Italian. With iron crosses painted on them …

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2018 11:35 a.m. PST



Thomas Thomas13 Jun 2018 12:00 p.m. PST

The Germans used a fair number of them in the "STGIII" role.

Built some after collapse of Fascist Italy.


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