SdKfz 251/9/D at Munster
It is the early production "Kanonenwagen" (low placed gun) on the version /D body.
It sees its active time in the 2nd PzAufKl companie of the 2nd PzAufKl Abteilung 2nd Pz Div. Number plate WH-1621754, tactical number 534. Reportedly captured August 1944 in the Falaise pocket it spends the period 1945-1960 in the Aberdeen proving grounds. As a gift to the Bundeswehr it returned to Germany in 1959/1960.
The Museum is part of the national army collection. It houses a magnificent collection of historic (A)FV's. The 251 is positioned for free viewing. It can be viewed from all sides. The gun is in the recoil position. Reportedly since the war. Much of the interior is missing.
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