Semovente M42M da 75/34

Kingdom of Italy/Italian Social Republic (1942-1945) Self-Propelled Gun – 146 Built (1 Prototype + 145 Production) The Semovente M42M da 75/34 was an Italian Self-Propelled Gun (SPG) developed for the Italian Regio Esercito (English: Royal Army) in 1943, but deployed mainly by the Wehrmacht after the Armistice of 8th September 1943. It was the first…

Semovente M41M da 90/53

Kingdom of Italy (1941-1944) Tank Destroyer – 30 Built The Semovente M41M da 90/53 was an Italian tank destroyer developed by Ansaldo for the Italian Regio Esercito (English: Royal Army). It was built on a Carro Armato M14/41 chassis modified to fit the powerful Cannone da 90/53 Modello 1939 (English: 90 mm L/53 Cannon Model…

Semovente M40 da 75/18

Kingdom of Italy (1941-1943) Self-Propelled Howitzer – 61 Built (1 Prototype + 60 Production) The Semovente M40 da 75/18 was the first Italian self-propelled howitzer, developed by the firm of Ansaldo on the chassis of the Italian Carro Armato M13/40 medium tank of the IIIª Serie. It was initially developed as a support vehicle for…

Semovente L40 da 47/32

Kingdom of Italy (1942-1945) Self-Propelled Gun – 414 Built The Semovente L40 da 47/32 was developed by Ansaldo and built by FIAT between 1942 and 1944. It was designed to allow the Bersaglieri regiments, assault infantry units of the Regio Esercito Italiano (Royal Italian Army), to provide direct fire support from the Cannone da 47/32…

Semovente M43 da 105/25

Kingdom of Italy (1943-1945) Self-Propelled Gun – 121 Built The Semovente FIAT-Ansaldo M43 da 105/25 was an Italian self-propelled gun developed by FIAT and Ansaldo. It was based on the M42 da 75/18 and used in limited numbers by the Regio Esercito (Eng. Italian Royal Army) before the armistice of 8th September 1943. After the…

Semovente M41 and M42 da 75/18

Kingdom of Italy (1941-1955) Self-Propelled Gun – 162 Built (M41), 66 Built (M42) The Semovente da 75/18 was a family of Italians self-propelled guns based on the chassis of the Italian medium M13/40, M14/41, and M15/42 tanks armed with a 75 mm L/18 Ansaldo cannon in a casemate. It is the most widely produced self-propelled…