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UNIQUE ID 131: STURMGESCHÜTZ III ASSAULT GUN

(Model: Ausf G)

Panzermuseum, Thun, Switzerland

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 131
Added to Database: May 2008
Last Edited: May 2008
Type (ID): Sturmgeschütz III (80)
Model (ID): Ausf G (161)
Location Category (ID): Panzermuseum (17100)
Location (ID): External Display Area (17100)
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Other Identification: “2” and German crosses painted on superstructure sides. German cross painted on rear hull. Unit markings painted on nose and rear hull. Painted overall in a three colour striped camouflage scheme.
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Location History:
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1: Altmärkische Kettenfabrik (Alkett) GmbH, Berlin-Spandau, Germany (Primary manufacturer)
2: Panzermuseum, Thun, Bern, Switzerland (Current location)
3: Schweizerische Militärmuseum, Full, Zurzach, Aargau, Switzerland (Restoration 2009)
4: Panzermuseum, Thun, Bern, Switzerland (Current location)


This is a late-production Ausf G fitted with a box mantlet with coaxial machine-gun. It is fitted with steel return rollers. It appears, however, to be armed with a 75mm StuK 40 L/43.

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July 1984

The StuG III Ausf G on display at Thun Panzermuseum
1: The StuG III Ausf G on display at Thun Panzermuseum

Taken: 24 July 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 65
Added: 27 May 2008
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