What was the best German tank in ww2?

What was the best German tank in ww2?

The Panzerkampfwagen V or Panther was the best German tank of World War II and possibly the best medium tank fielded by any of the combatants in World War II. The other contender for the accolade of best tank is the Soviet T34, earlier versions of which inspired some aspects of the design of the Panther.

Are Panzer and Panther tanks the same?

A tanks were also upgraded with different features once they had been issued to a Panzer Division when they went to a maintenance or repair unit. The long name for this tank was Panzerkampfwagen ‘Panther’ (7.5 cm Kw.

How many working Panther tanks are there?

Surviving Panther tanks are very rare. There are just over a dozen Panthers currently on display in the world. The MVTF Panther is one of six in working order and the only one in the United States.

Is Panzer German for Panther?

The Panther was intended to counter the Soviet T-34 and to replace the Panzer III and Panzer IV….Panther tank.

Panzerkampfwagen V Panther
Type Medium tank
Place of origin Nazi Germany
Service history
In service 1943–1945 (Nazi Germany) 1944–1949 (France)

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Mass 25.4 t (25.0 long tons)
Length 4.20 m (13 ft 9 in)
Width 3.30 m (10 ft 10 in)
Height 3.65 m (12 ft 0 in)

Is the Panther a Panzerkampfwagen or a panther?

The Panzerkampfwagen V Panther -page contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale modeling projects dedicated to this vehicle. Pz.Kpfw. V Panther Ausf.

How big is a Panther Ausf.G field model?

Both are PDFs. One is scanned by me and is almost 33 MB, and the other I downloaded from RFM’s website awhile ago. It is 52 MB (theirs is an unusual file in that text and instructional diagrams are sharp, but color call out images are really low res).

Where was the Panther Ausf.G-Overloon-panzerplace built?

The vehicle at the Oorlogsmuseum Overloon carries Fahrgestell Nummer128427 which identifies this as the 127th produced Panther AusführungG assembled by the M.N.H. firm in Hannover in early August 1944. This Panther’s turret was produced at Eisenwerke Oberdonau, Linz as evident by its parallel cut turret armour.

What’s the Battle rating of a Panther tank?

For other vehicles of the family, see Panther tank (Family). The Pz.Kpfw. V Ausf. G (or the Panther G) is a rank IV German medium tank with a battle rating of 6.0 (AB/RB/SB). It was one of the first vehicles introduced in the opening of “Ground Forces” in Update 1.41.