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UNIQUE ID 851: CARRO ARMATO M14/41 TANK

Museo Storico dei Carristi, Roma, Italy

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 851
Added to Database: July 2009
Last Edited: July 2009
Type (ID): Carro Armato M13/40 (5300)
Model (ID): Carro Armato M14/41 (5320)
Location Category (ID): Museo Storico dei Carristi (5620)
Location (ID): External Display Area (5620)
Serial Number:
Registration: 3700: “RE 3700” painted on nose.
Name:
Other Identification: Unit marking painted on turret sides (blue rectangle indicating Second Company Commander).
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Fiat Ansaldo Company, Genova, Province of Genova, Liguria, Italy (Manufacturer)
2: Museo Storico della Motorizzazione Militare, Cecchignola, Roma, Lazio, Italy (Dates unknown)
3: Museo Storico dei Carristi, Roma, Roma, Lazio, Italy (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Italian Tanks publication:

This M14/41 is displayed outside behind a memorial plaque. It is painted overall sand; it is in poor condition.

Text in Preserved Italian Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Italy publication:

This M14 was previously kept under cover in the Cecchignola collection and was restored by the Cecchignola team before being given to the Carristi museum (source: M. Foti). A plaque mounted in front reads as follows:

“CARRO TARGA RE 3700,
A MEMORIA DELL’UNICO SUPERSTITE.
DELLA 3/XI M.13 CHE RAGGIUNSE
LA CRESTA DI TEL EL ELSA-S.O. DI
EL ALAMEIN IL 10 LUGLIO 1942.
COLLOCATO NEL SACRARIO DI EL ALAMEIN
RICORDA L’EROICO ARDIMENTO
DEI CARRISTI ITALIANI
IN QUELLA BATTAGLIA”.
“KING TANK RE 3700,
TO THE MEMORY OF THE SOLE SURVIVOR.
OF THE 3/XI M13 THAT REACHED
THE CREST OF THE TEL EL ELSA OF
EL ALAMEIN ON 10 JULY 1942.
PLACED IN THE CHAPEL OF EL ALAMEIN
TO REMEMBER THE HEROIC COURAGE
OF THE ITALIAN TANK CREWS
IN THAT BATTLE”.



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July 2009

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1583
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2338_...
Views: 243
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1584
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2336_...
Views: 237
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Front view
3: Front view

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1585
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2334_...
Views: 386
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Left view
4: Left view

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1586
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2347_...
Views: 318
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Right view
5: Right view

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1587
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2350_...
Views: 494
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Close up
6: Close up

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1588
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2710_...
Views: 260
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Plaque
7: Plaque

Taken: 1 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1589
Added: 12 July 2009
Filename: IMG2334_...
Views: 178
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September 1998

Front left view
8: Front left view

Taken: September 1998
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 2210
Added: 1 December 2009
Filename: Scan_M14...
Views: 209
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Upper front left view
9: Upper front left view

Taken: September 1998
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 2211
Added: 1 December 2009
Filename: Scan_M14...
Views: 303
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Left view
10: Left view

Taken: September 1998
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 2212
Added: 1 December 2009
Filename: Scan_M14...
Views: 580
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
11: Front right view

Taken: September 1998
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 2213
Added: 1 December 2009
Filename: Scan_M14...
Views: 433
Select/Has Priority: 21/0