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Deutsche Eisenwerke AG, Teplitz-Schönau (Teplice), Czech Republic

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Location Category ID: 25910
Added to Database: 6 April 2010
Last Edited: 6 April 2010
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Latitude, Longitude: 50.64028947 , 13.82447004
Location Accuracy: 2
Tanks Previously Here: Models of tank built here:
1: Nashorn Tank Destroyer (Vehicle assembly)



During the Second World War, Deutsche Eisenwerke had factories at Duisburg in Germany and Teplitz-Schönau in Czechoslovakia. The company was responsible for construction of the rationalised Panzer III/IV chassis, the Geschützwagen III/IV, and vehicles built on this chassis, such as the Nashorn tank destroyer. In the case of the Nashorn the superstructure armour was supplied by Witkowitzer Bergbau- und Eisenhütten, the chassis were supplied by Werk Duisburg and assembly was carried out at the Teplitz-Schönau (now Teplice) factory.
The Flakpanzer IV Wirbelwind was originally produced by the Ostbau Works in Sagan, Silesia but the Ostbau Works was moved into the facilities of Deutsche Eisenwerke in Teplitz and Duisburg due to the danger of being overrun by the Soviets

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1943

Nashorn apparently undergoing testing, presumably at the Teplitz factory, photo found on various websites
1: Nashorn apparently undergoing testing, presumably at the...

Taken: 1943 (Estimated)
Contributor: CRFU
Location Photo ID: 261
Added: 6 April 2010
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