Preserved Tanks .com
    World Register of Surviving Historic Armoured Vehicles

Current Query: Full entry for the tank(s)/location: by Type and Update, Location & Update with Spare Photos, NavPix & Videos

Query Buttons: Full entry for this tank. All tanks of this type. All tanks at this location.


UNIQUE ID 1135: SEMOVENTE M42 DA 75/18 ASSAULT GUN

Parco Tematico dell’Aviazione, Rimini, Italy

(Location: Display Park)


Powered By Subgurim(http://googlemaps.subgurim.net).Google Maps ASP.NET
Powered By Subgurim(http://googlemaps.subgurim.net).Google Maps ASP.NET

MAP CONTROLS: Use slider or mousewheel to zoom, and hold down left mouse button to drag.
KEY: Location markers are coloured from Green meaning exact to Red meaning gone or unknown (details here)

Sample Photo from Tank with UniqueID 1135


Unique ID: 1135
Added to Database: December 2009
Last Edited: December 2009
Type (ID): Semovente da 75/18 (5400)
Model (ID): Semovente M42 da 75/18 (5430)
Location Category (ID): Parco Tematico dell’Aviazione (5305)
Location (ID): Display Park (5305)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “114” and German crosses painted on superstructure sides. Painted overall in a three colour camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference:
Links: Parco Tematico dell’Aviazione
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Fiat Ansaldo Company, Genova, Province of Genova, Liguria, Italy (Manufacturer)
2: Parco Tematico dell’Aviazione, Rimini, Province of Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Italian Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved Italian Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Italy publication:

This Semovente was manufactured at the beginning of 1944 under German control, then issued to a German unit, probably Panzerjager-Abteilung 236 (also known as Sturmgeschutz-Abteilung 1236) of 162nd Infanterie-Division. In September 1944 the division transferred its remaining Semovente to 1st Fallschirmjager-Division. This unit fought in the outskirts of Rimini where the vehicle was sabotaged and abandoned. The wreck was buried in a crater and remained concealed until it was discovered in January 2000. The restoration was handled by the museum and lasted until 2004. (Source: D. Guglielmi). It was funded by the museum but the vehicle remains the property of the Municipality of Rimini.


Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

April 2008

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 27 April 2008
Contributor: P. Seravalli
Photo ID: 2601
Added: 20 January 2010
Filename: MF1_SemM...
Views: 299
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

    

    

August 2006

Front view
2: Front view

Taken: August 2006
Contributor: A. Quinto
Photo ID: 4451
Added: 8 February 2011
Filename: 20089_Se...
Views: 215
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: August 2006
Contributor: A. Quinto
Photo ID: 4452
Added: 8 February 2011
Filename: 20107_Se...
Views: 248
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Left view
4: Left view

Taken: August 2006
Contributor: A. Quinto
Photo ID: 4453
Added: 8 February 2011
Filename: 20091_Se...
Views: 221
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Right view
5: Right view

Taken: August 2006
Contributor: A. Quinto
Photo ID: 4454
Added: 8 February 2011
Filename: 20111_Se...
Views: 296
Select/Has Priority: 21/0