Sturmgeschützabteilung 200 was an ad hoc unit equipped with conversions of French Hotchkiss H35 and H39 tanks. The unit was part of the 21st Panzer-Division and fought in Normandy.
|1. Assault guns 10,5 cm leFH18(Sf) auf Geschützwagen 39H (f) during inspection.
The gun |
had a range of 7.5 miles and a rate of fire of 6-8 rounds per minute. 48 of these were produced.
|2. The Geschützwagen H39 7.5 cm Pak 40 was a self-propelled anti-tank vehicle mounting a |
75mm gun on a French tank chassis. Four of them served with Sturmgeschützabteilung 200.
|3. The Battalion commander Alfred Becker (left)
with Generalfeldmarschall |
Erwin Rommel and the divisional commander Generalmajor Edgar Feuchtinger
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2. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-300-1865-05/Speck/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-300-1863-31/Speck/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons