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UNIQUE ID 16: KLEINE PANZERBEFEHLSWAGEN COMMAND VEHICLE

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 16
Added to Database: May 2008
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): Kleine Panzerbefehlswagen (50)
Model (ID): Kleine Panzerbefehlswagen (100)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number: “52487۞” and “15118” stamped into glacis.
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “I03” painted on superstructure sides. Painted overall in a grey and brown camouflage scheme (previously painted overall desert sand).
Collection Reference: E1951.25. (Accession 2551, Entry 1951.1009). “44” previously painted on glacis.
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Daimler-Benz AG, Marienfelde, Berlin, Germany (Sole manufacturer 1935-1938)
2: Musée de l’Armée, Les Invalides, Paris, Île-de-France, North East France, France (Not the museum but the advance on Paris 1940)
3: Tripoli, Libya (Arrived 10 March 1941)
4: Ajdabiya, Libya (5th Panzer Regiment 1941)
5: Mechili, Libya (5th Panzer Regiment 1941)
6: Western Desert Campaign, Tobruk, Al Butnan, Cyrenaica, Libya (5th Panzer Regiment 1941)
7: Unknown Location, Tunisia (Captured 1941)
8: Directorate of Tank Design, Chertsey, Surrey, South East England, Britain (Evaluated at STT then to Bovington 1951)
9: Aldershot Military Museum and MWEE, Aldershot, Hampshire, South East England, Britain (Trials 1943)
10: Directorate of Tank Design, Chertsey, Surrey, South East England, Britain (Evaluated at STT then to Bovington 1951)
11: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


This command tank was at the School of Tank Technology, Chobham Lane, Chertsey, before being moved to Bovington. It is appears to be a 3KlB model with low cupola and additional armour protection.

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The Kl PzBefWg at Bovington
1: The Kl PzBefWg at Bovington

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 16
Added: 4 May 2008
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Upper front left view
2: Upper front left view

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1267
Added: 23 May 2009
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