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UNIQUE ID 242: HETZER TANK DESTROYER

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 242
Added to Database: July 2008
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): Hetzer (310)
Model (ID): Hetzer (550)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number: 322111: chassis number, “322111” painted on glacis.
Registration:
Name: “max” painted on right side of mantlet.
Other Identification: “111??” or similar stamped into plate on glacis. Painted overall in a green, brown, cream and grey camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference: E1951.20. (Accession 2051).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
Panzerfahrer.net
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Ceskomoravsksa-Kolben-Danek (CKD), Prague, Czech Republic (Built November 1944)
2: Unknown Location, Belgium (Captured 1945)
3: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:

This Hetzer was captured in Belgium in 1945. It is a late production vehicle with six-hole idlers. It was completed by BMM on 26 November 1944 and has the chassis number 322111 (source: L. Archer).

Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:

It was put on the museum’s books in 1951.

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March 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 9 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7071
Added: 21 March 2012
Filename: 56636850...
Views: 180
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 8 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7070
Added: 21 March 2012
Filename: 56682679...
Views: 194
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

 

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7069
Added: 21 March 2012
Filename: 56676837...
Views: 141
Select/Has Priority: 22/22
    



Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7068
Added: 21 March 2012
Filename: 56631115...
Views: 225
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

    

    



October 2008

Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4815
Added: 5 April 2011
Filename: P1030466...
Views: 164
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



 

Front view
6: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4816
Added: 5 April 2011
Filename: P1030465...
Views: 97
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



 

Front left view
7: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4817
Added: 5 April 2011
Filename: P1030473...
Views: 102
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Rear left view
8: Rear left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4818
Added: 5 April 2011
Filename: P1030474...
Views: 111
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Right view
9: Right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4819
Added: 5 April 2011
Filename: P1030467...
Views: 104
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Rear right view
10: Rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4820
Added: 5 April 2011
Filename: P1030468...
Views: 106
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Name on Saukopf mantlet
11: Name on Saukopf mantlet

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4821
Added: 5 April 2011
Filename: P1030469...
Views: 125
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Registration number
12: Registration number

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4822
Added: 5 April 2011
Filename: P1030470...
Views: 88
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Stamped number
13: Stamped number

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4823
Added: 5 April 2011
Filename: P1030472...
Views: 92
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Stamped number
14: Stamped number

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4824
Added: 5 April 2011
Filename: P1030471...
Views: 45
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

    

    



October 1982

Front left view
15: Front left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6751
Added: 12 February 2012
Filename: Scan_Het...
Views: 122
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

    

    



Date Unknown

Front left view
16: Front left view

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 203
Added: 3 July 2008
Filename: Scan_Het...
Views: 182
Select/Has Priority: 1/0