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UNIQUE ID 37: PANTHER TANK

(Model: Ausf A)

Museé Des Blindés, Saumur, France

(Location: Reserve Storage)


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Unique ID: 37
Added to Database: May 2008
Last Edited: May 2008
Type (ID): Panther (110)
Model (ID): Ausf A (240)
Location Category (ID): Museé Des Blindés (6200)
Location (ID): Reserve Storage (6290)
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Location History:
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1: Maschinenfabrik Niedersachsen-Hannover (MNH) GmbH, Linden, Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany (June 1944)
2: Museé Des Blindés, Saumur, Anjou, Maine-et-Loire, France (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:

This Panther was built by MNH in June 1944 and has the chassis number 155506. It is in running order and has taken part in Carrousel displays. It carries the turret number “211”. It was provided with a complete set of tools for carrying on the side of its hull by the German GEDORE society. This was after the CDEB (Saumur Documentation Centre) found a wrench in the bottom of one of its Panthers carrying the trademark of the society and returned it to them. It had not suffered any degradation since 1944. The E.R.G.M.E.B. at Gien helped with the restoration of a Panther engine to running order. Apparently some 14 Panther chassis were cannibalised to provide parts for restoring this one to operational condition. [Preserved Tanks in France: Number 173].

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Panther Ausf A “211” at Saumur
1: Panther Ausf A “211” at Saumur

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 137
Added: 29 June 2008
Filename: Scan_Pan...
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