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UNIQUE ID 251: HETZER TANK DESTROYER

Muzeum Wojska Polskiego, Powiśle, Poland

(Location: Display Park)


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Unique ID: 251
Added to Database: July 2008
Last Edited: 7 April 2012
Type (ID): Hetzer (310)
Model (ID): Hetzer (550)
Location Category (ID): Muzeum Wojska Polskiego (16010)
Location (ID): Display Park (16012)
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Collection Reference: MWP W74094.
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Location History:
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1: Ceskomoravsksa-Kolben-Danek (CKD), Prague, Czech Republic (Primary manufacturer April 1944 - March 1945)
2: Błonie, Poland (Abandoned January 1945)
3: Muzeum Wojska Polskiego, Powiśle, Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland (Current location)


This Hetzer is missing its left-hand track and much of its rear left superstructure. Its label reads: “One Hetzer was captured on 2nd August 1944 by Warsaw Uprising insurgent fighters of the ‘Kiliński’ Battalion, Home Army, who co-operated with the Protecting Unit of the Military Printing House (insurgent printing plant). The captured Hetzer was initially incorporated into the barricade in Szpitalna Street. Nevertheless, it was repaired later and under the name of “Chwat” it guarded the court of the Main Post Office. However, the vehicle on display, which probably belonged to the German 73rd Infantry Division, was blown up by its crew on 17th January 1945 near Blonie during the Nazi retreat.”

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August 2007

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 10 August 2007
Contributor: R. Gucwa
Photo ID: 337
Added: 19 July 2008
Filename: PICT5543...
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 10 August 2007
Contributor: R. Gucwa
Photo ID: 365
Added: 19 July 2008
Filename: PICT5545...
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Exhibit label
3: Exhibit label

Taken: 10 August 2007
Contributor: R. Gucwa
Photo ID: 336
Added: 19 July 2008
Filename: PICT5542...
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