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UNIQUE ID 98: WESPE SELF-PROPELLED HOWITZER

Musée Memorial, Bayeux, France

(Location: Diorama: The Falaise Pocket)


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Unique ID: 98
Added to Database: May 2008
Last Edited: May 2008
Type (ID): Wespe (69)
Model (ID): Wespe (140)
Location Category (ID): Musée Memorial (6040)
Location (ID): Diorama: The Falaise Pocket (6043)
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Location History:
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1: Fahrzeug- und Motoren-Werke (FAMO) GmbH, Stare Miasto, Wrocław, Dolnośląskie, Poland (Primary manufacturer)
2: Musée Août 1944, Falaise, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France (Not the museum but the Falaise Pocket)
3: Musée Memorial, Bayeux, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:

It is planned that this example will be restored before being put on display. [Preserved Tanks in France: Number 16].

Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In France publication:

This Wespe is displayed in a tableau with the museum’s Flakpanzer. It is displayed as an incomplete wreck, as though just after being destroyed. Its label states “This model was destroyed in the Falaise Pocket in August 1944”.


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August 2007

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 29 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1687
Added: 9 August 2009
Filename: 56CNV13_...
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