STUG III Sturmgeschutz III Ausfuhrung A to G (SdKfz 142) Enthusiasts' Manual: An insight into the development, manufacture and operation of the Second World War German mobile assault gun and tank destroyer (Hardcover)
StuGs also saw combat when used by several Axis allies; notably Romania and Finland. They were also exported to Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, and Spain. The Soviet Union gave some of their captured German vehicles to Syria in the 1950s, which continued to use them up until the War over Water against Israel in the mid-1960s. By the time of the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War in 1967; all of them had been either destroyed, stripped for spare parts, or placed on the Golan Heights as static pillboxes.
Mark Healy is the author of the Haynes T-34 Tank Manual as well as Panther Tank Manual. Midway 1942, The Tiger Tank Story and Zitadelle: The German Offensive against the Kursk Salient 14–17 July 1943. He also produced the best-selling video series Die Deutschen Panzer. He lives in Dorset.