Take Cover! German Armor Spotted!

April 21, 2018 11:13 am

The Mechanized Warfare Museum is extremely excited to announce our first piece of German Armor! We would like to welcome the 9th Reenactment Society and their famous Replica Sturmgeschütz III (StuG III) to this year’s show!

You may recognize this vehicle as one of the vehicles that Easy Company encountered at the Battle of Bloody Gulch in HBO’s Band of Brothers. This vehicle was knocked out by a very lucky bazooka team who just narrowly escaped during that battle.

The StuG III was what was known as an assault gun and was built on the Panzer III Chassis.

Check out her original Specs below:

Number of Crew: 4

Dimensions:
• Length: 22 ft 6 in
• Width: 9 ft 8 in
• Height: 7 ft 1 in
• Weight: 23.9 tons

Engine:
Maybach HL 120 TRM V-12 gasoline engine

Main Armament:
7.5 cm StuK 40 cannon

Secondary Armament:
One MG-34 Machine Gun

Well what are you waiting for solider? Buy your ticket today! We’ll see you in July!

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