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UNIQUE ID 35: PANTHER TANK

(Model: Ausf A)

501-503 RCC, Mourmelon-le-Grand, France

(Location: Mourmelon-le-Grand)


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Unique ID: 35
Added to Database: May 2008
Last Edited: May 2008
Type (ID): Panther (110)
Model (ID): Ausf A (240)
Location Category (ID): 501-503 RCC (6700)
Location (ID): Mourmelon-le-Grand (6700)
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Location History:
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1: Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg (MAN) AG, Nürnberg, Bavaria, Middle Franconia, Germany (Primary manufacturer)
2: War Memorial, Dompaire, Vosges, North East France, France (Captured in the vicinity September 1944)
3: Musée de l’Armée, Les Invalides, Paris, Île-de-France, North East France, France (Not the museum but Les Invalides square until 1975)
4: Satory, Versailles, Yvelines, France (AMX workshops Satory)
5: Museé Des Blindés, Saumur, Anjou, Maine-et-Loire, France (Seen between 1982 and 2001)
6: 501-503 RCC, Mourmelon-le-Grand, North East France, France (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:

This Panther was captured on 13 September 1944 by the Leclerc Division (2nd French Armoured Division) at Dompaire, Vosges. It was presented, along with another Panther, to the Ville de Paris after the war. They remained on display at the Army Museum at Les Invalides until 1975. They were then rebuilt at the AMX workshops at Satory before being displayed at Saumur. [Preserved Tanks in France: Number 172].

Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In France publication:

This Panther was previously on display at the Saumur armour museum. It is painted overall in a sand colour with German cross markings. It shows signs of a projectile hit on the glacis, just above the left-hand track, that did not penetrate.


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September 2001

Rear left view
1: Rear left view

Taken: 15 September 2001
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 2089
Added: 10 September 2009
Filename: Scan_Pan...
Views: 399
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Rear left view
2: Rear left view

Taken: 15 September 2001
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 2090
Added: 10 September 2009
Filename: Scan_Pan...
Views: 366
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Rear view
3: Rear view

Taken: 15 September 2001
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 2091
Added: 10 September 2009
Filename: Scan_Pan...
Views: 528
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July 1984

The Ausf A at Saumur
4: The Ausf A at Saumur

Taken: 24 July 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 135
Added: 29 June 2008
Filename: Scan_Pan...
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 24 July 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1832
Added: 28 August 2009
Filename: Scan_Pan...
Views: 314
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Front right view
6: Front right view

Taken: 24 July 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1833
Added: 28 August 2009
Filename: Scan_Pan...
Views: 945
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August 1982

Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 1 August 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1828
Added: 28 August 2009
Filename: Scan_Pan...
Views: 393
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Left view
8: Left view

Taken: 1 August 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1829
Added: 28 August 2009
Filename: Scan_Pan...
Views: 273
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Front left view
9: Front left view

Taken: 1 August 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1830
Added: 28 August 2009
Filename: Scan_Pan...
Views: 340
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Front left view (damaged photo)
10: Front left view (damaged photo)

Taken: 1 August 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1831
Added: 28 August 2009
Filename: Scan_Pan...
Views: 422
Select/Has Priority: 16/0