Panzers Found in Norway
Delivery of the last 2 PzIII’s to the Troms Forsvarsmuseum 14th August07 (Troms Defence-museum). Tank with a visible number 1 on turret is an Ausf M. The other Ausf L. Both vehicle serial-numbers have been checked by Henry Blanck, and found to have been participating at the battle of Kursk July 43. The “1″ on turret is post-war norwegian markings. This tank was delivered to PzGrenDiv GrossDeutschland. he other Ausf L was delivered to SS-division Das Reich, who lost it in the soviet offensive at Kharkov in the winter of ’43 and later it was recovered during the spring-offensive at Kharkov, repaired and taken in use also by PzGrenDiv GD during battle of Kursk. When removing the concrete, the engine-decks came off.
The uncovering of the last 2 tanks, August 2007. These were inside of a very restricted area, so not many photos were taken.
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