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PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:54 pm
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Hi,

Below some pictures from a PAK 40 in Valkenburg aan de Geul, Netherlands.

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And this one in Susteren.
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Hi Wim,

nice picture's

I'm planning to visit them the coming summer holiday

Especially the PaK 43, that is something I want to see

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Hello Michel,

When I am in the neighbourhood I always visit this PAK.

It is impressive.
It looks powerfull and it is!

Its rounds can penetrate 15 cm of steel at 2000 m.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:10 pm
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It is impressive.
It looks powerfull and it is


that is reason I'm planning to make an visit there Wink

Seeing the real thing is better then just an picture of it
Especially if there is nothing there to compare the size of it

I visit the Airborne museum Hartenstein at Oosterbeek last year
And they have two 17 pdt AT-guns
They are an lot bigger then I expected they would be Surprised

Will put them in an post, it is an little quiet at the Artillery Forum Mr. Green

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 10:02 pm
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Hello Michel,

Please take a picture of the PAK 40 in Zandoerle near Eindhoven when you go to Susteren.
Then we have (I think) all the outside german PAK's in the Netherlands.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 03, 2010 7:51 am
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PAK 40 in Zandoerle near Eindhoven


I will have to do that

all the outside german PAK


There are some more outside PAK
- there is an 37mm PaK 36 at the infantry museum Harskamp (I have already picture's of this one)

- there is an 37mm PaK 36 at Deventer
www.ww2museums.com/art...venter.htm

- there are several (in 2008) PaK version at museum 40-45 at Schaarsbergen (have some picture's of that

- there is an PaK 40 at an museum somewhere;
I forgot the name of it

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:51 am
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Hi Wim,

found another 75mm Pak 40 to add to the list
It is at the Liberation museum at Groesbeek

www.saak.nl/war%20muse...281%29.jpg

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:04 pm
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Some more outside PaK in the Netherlands

37mm PaK 36 at the infantry museum Harskamp

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 3:10 pm
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Some of the PaK found at the 40-45 museum at Schaarsbergen

All picture's where taken 2008, so things may look better now
(at least I hope so Rolling Eyes )

37mm PaK 36, the wheels are not original
however on "loan" from an german halftrack or similair Wink



50mm PAK 38, this one was in the best of 4 present


75mm PaK 40
this one just looks an little rusty, however the shield was cracked at various points

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PostPosted: Fri May 07, 2010 3:12 pm
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Since Zandoerle is close by for me I took some photos today. I work 22 years in the neighbourhood of Veldhoven and I never heard of it.

The grid is N51 24.857 E005 21.528
Anyway here are the pictures, could not find a readable serial on it.




Roughly translated it says: Captured from the enemy in september 1944 during Operation Market Garden. Put on this square by the local population during the liberation festivities. Given to the population of Zandoerle by the town council. Then some thing about the type and calibre. And as last;Last restoration carried out in 2006 by Leebur B.V. in Bladel (= town)


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Hi Lesley,

thanks for the picture's

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PostPosted: Fri May 07, 2010 6:19 pm
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Any idea were in Valkenburg a/d Geul the PaK is (street, grid)?

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PostPosted: Fri May 07, 2010 7:13 pm
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- L.Delsing
"Any idea were in Valkenburg a/d Geul the PaK is (street, grid)?

Regards,
Lesley



Lesley,

It is in the park, next to the Town-hall , Geneindestraat 4

6301 HC Valkenburg aan de Geul

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PostPosted: Sat May 08, 2010 8:39 am
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Thanks,
Here a link with some additional info (in Dutch) about the Zandoerle PAK

www.dse.nl/~vrzaob/wc5...oerle.html
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