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UNIQUE ID 1530: CARRO CENTRO RADIO M15/42 COMMAND TANK

Caserma G. Durli, Palmanova, Italy

(Location: Storage)


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Unique ID:

1530
Added to Database:
30 January 2011
Last Edited:
30 January 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
Carro Centro Radio M15/42 (5350)
Carro Centro Radio M15/42 (5350)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Caserma G. Durli (5135)
Storage (5137)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall with brown stripes over desert sand.
Collection Reference:
Links: Ferrea Mole
World War Associazione Culturale Forum
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Fiat Ansaldo Company, Genova, Province of Genova, Liguria, Italy (Manufacturer)
2: Defence Line, Tagliamento River, Pordenone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy (Possible source)
3: Caserma Ugo Polonio - Gradisca d’Isonzo, Italy (Until ca 2002)
4: Caserma G. Durli, Palmanova, Udine, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Italian Tanks publication:


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Text in Preserved Italian Tanks Update:


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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Italy publication:


This M15 appears to be in poor condition and is missing its hull machine-gun and main gun (the current gun and mantlet are fake) and other components, such as exhausts. This could indicate that it was once buried as part of a static defence line - there was a post-War defence line along the Tagliamento river that used old M13 series tanks in this way (source: M. Foti). It was previously displayed mounted on a stone ramp.


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May, 2008

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 1 May 2008
Contributor: N. Campolongo
Photo ID: 4445
Added: 30 January 2011
Filename: CIMG0250...
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