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Fiat-SPA TL 37 75/27

Self-Propelled Gun Truck


Specifications

Country of Origin/Used by: Italy
First Produced/Service Dates: 1942?
Manufactured by: Truck: Fiat (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili di Torino)-SPA (SocietÓ Piemontese Automobili); Cannon: Vickers-Terni
Crew: (4) on board, with (2) additional crew on accompanying TL-37 Ammunition Carrier
Armament: (1) 75mm Model 11 Cannon
Engine: 4-Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle was based upon the chassis of the Trattore Leggero TL 37 light field artillery tractor, although heavily modified.  The vehicle was developed to provide better mobility to the normally towed 75mm field guns.  Each vehicle was accompanied by a TL 37 ammunition carrier, which also transported two (2) additional crew members.  Approximately 12-16 vehicles were built, although some sources site 20-30.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
  TL 37 75/27 SPG Truck Photo Nicola Pignato via Ralph Riccio- Elverson, Pennsylvania USA
  TL 37 Field Artillery Tractor Photo Imperial War Museum
TL 37 Field Artillery Tractor Photos The Massimo Foti Collection
  TL 37 Field Artillery Tractor Photo Ufficio Storico Stato Maggiore Esercito via Ralph Riccio-Elverson, Pennsylvania USA

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
TL 37 75/27 SPG Truck Information & Photos Tanks-Encyclopedia

Printed

Reference Author
A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert J. Icks
Italian Artillery of WW II (Mushroom Model Publications - MMP)

Book Review by Patrick Keenan - Editor
Enrico Finazzer & Ralph Riccio
Italian Truck-Mounted Artillery In Action (Squadron/Signal Publications)

Book Review by Patrick Keenan - Editor
Ralph Riccio and Nicola Pignato

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