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UNIQUE ID 89: PANZERKAMPFWAGEN II TANK

(Model: Ausf F)

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Tank Story Hall)


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Unique ID: 89
Added to Database: May 2008
Last Edited: 3 May 2012
Type (ID): Panzerkampfwagen II (65)
Model (ID): Ausf F (134)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): Tank Story Hall (3004)
Serial Number: 28434: chassis number.
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: German crosses painted on hull side stowage boxes and hull rear. Painted overall in a grey and brown camouflage scheme (previously overall green).
Collection Reference: E1951.26 (Accession 2651, Entry 1951.1011).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Fahrzeug- und Motoren-Werke (FAMO) GmbH, Stare Miasto, Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, Poland (Manufactured May 1942)
2: Tunisia (May 1943)
3: Directorate of Tank Design, Chertsey, Surrey, South East England, Britain (After capture)
4: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


This Ausf F, chassis number 28434, was captured in Tunisia during the War from the Regimental Headquarters Company of Panzer Regiment 7. It was at the School of Tank Technology, Chobham Lane, Chertsey, before being moved to Bovington. It has a British 15mm BESA substituted in place of its original armament. It now carries the turret number “312”. It previously had the turret number “III 14”; prior to that it had the markings “R” on the turret, “45” on the superstructure side and “F57” on the hull front.

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The PzKpfw II Ausf F at Bovington
1: The PzKpfw II Ausf F at Bovington

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Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 37
Added: 26 May 2008
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