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Vehicle hulls and turrets are cast in resin, while gun barrels, hatches and other small bits are white metal. Vehicles, equipment, and figures are supplied unpainted and require some assembly.

Sturmgeschutze III (SdKfz 142) Ausf C/D

painting by Mike Henderson; photography by Andy Paolini

Armed with a short-barreled 75mm L/24 Kanone, the Stug III was initially envisioned as an infantry close-support vehicle. In early 1941, a new model of the Stug III was introduced that featured a redesigned front superstructure that included the removal of the gunnerís sight to the roof and a solid 50mm front plate, resulting in a simpler, more effectice design. Although externally there was no difference between the ausf C and ausf D models, there were minor internal differences.

Distinguishing Features: The Stug III was built on a basic Pzkpfw III chassis with the turret replaced by a low fixed superstructure. The 75mm L/24 gun was fitted in the superstructure front with limited traverse.

Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD painting by Mike Henderson; photography by Andy Paolini

Technical Data

crew

4

combat weight

22.0 tons

max. road speed

40 kph

max. x-country speed

24 kph

active range by road

164 km

active range x-country

95 km

length

549 cm

width

295 cm

height

194 cm

engine

300 hp; 12 cylinder

armament

1 x StuK37 75mm L/24

hull front armour

50 mm

hull side armour

23 mm

hull rear armour

30 mm

hull roof armour

17 mm

turret front armour

n/a

turret side armour

n/a

turret rear armour

n/a

turret roof armour

n/a

Click Here for more information about the Stug III C/D

Sources:

German Tanks of World War II - The complete illustrated history of German armoured fighting vehicles 1926-1945, F.M. vonSenger und Etterlin (Galahad Books, NY: 1969)

Panzer-Division 1935-1945 (1) The Early Years 1935-1941, Robert Michulec (Concord Publications, Hong Kong: 2000)

Sturngeschutze in action, Bruce Culver (Squadron/Signal Productions: 1976)

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