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Panzerkampfwagen IV ausf H

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Panzerkampfwagen IV ausf H turret number 923 with Soviet T-34 tank treads used as additional armor. Note Schurzen (armored skirt) hung from the sides of the tank to defeat shaped charges from damaging the bogie and road wheels. The ausf H was armed with a 75 mm gun that fired high velocity shells to defeat the Soviet T-34. The Panzerkampfwagen IV was the most numerous German tank of the war, but its numbers could not compare to the quantities of Soviet T-34s and American M4 Shermans.
Image Filename wwii0133.jpg
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Image Dimensions 700 x 463
Photographer o.Ang.
Photographer Title
Caption Author Jason McDonald
Date Photographed August 01, 1944
State or Province
Country Poland
Archive Bundesarchiv
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Status Caption ©2007, ©2024 MFA Productions LLC
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