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UNIQUE ID 190: WAFFENTRÄGER LEFH 18/1 AUF GW IVB WEAPON CARRIER

U.S. Army Artillery Museum, Fort Sill, USA

(Location: Storage)


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Unique ID: 190
Added to Database: May 2008
Last Edited: 8 March 2014
Type (ID): Waffenträger leFH 18/1 auf GW IVb (101)
Model (ID): Waffenträger leFH 18/1 auf GW IVb (200)
Location Category (ID): U.S. Army Artillery Museum (86100)
Location (ID): Storage (86120)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall yellow (previously overall pale sand, with German crosses painted on turret sides).
Collection Reference:
Links: Artillery on the Move video
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Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Krupp-Gruson Werk AG, Magdeburg, Germany (Sole manufacturer 1942-3)
2: U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Harford County, Maryland, USA (Until ca November 2012)
3: U.S. Army Artillery Museum, Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:

This is a late production Heuschrecke IVb with PzKpfw III Ausf H sprockets and Ausf J towing lugs.

Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:

This Waffenträger was transferred from the Ordnance Museum at Aberdeen Proving Ground in about November 2012; it had previously been on show in the Display Park. In October 2013 it was being stored in a car park next to Cannon Walk, having been refurbished and repainted overall yellow.

Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This is one of the only eight prototypes built.


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October 2012

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 1 October 2012
Contributor: R.S. Eshleman
Photo ID: 9190
Added: 5 January 2014
Filename: img1802_...
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July 1983

The Waffenträger at APG
2: The Waffenträger at APG

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 103
Added: 29 May 2008
Filename: Scan_leF...
Views: 257
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Rear left view
3: Rear left view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 104
Added: 29 May 2008
Filename: Scan_leF...
Views: 224
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 814
Added: 9 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Heu...
Views: 143
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 815
Added: 9 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Heu...
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Left view
6: Left view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 816
Added: 9 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Heu...
Views: 162
Select/Has Priority: 22/0