When was the Panzer 3 J made?
The Panzer III was intended to be Germany’s first line battle tank. It was designed as a medium tank and some consider it the best tank of the early war period. Designed in the early 1930’s, it entered production in 1937 and was first deployed in action when the German Army entered Poland followed by action in France.
Was the Panzer a good tank?
Panzer II and Panzer III tanks were reliable but were outgunned. The outstanding performer was the Panzer IV as it had the perfect combination of speed, agility, firepower and reliability. Over the next few years Germany produced over 9,000 of these tanks….Panzer Tanks.
What kind of tank was the Panzer III?
Panzer III was medium tank that was developed in the 1930s by Germany and was used extensively in World War II. Official Wehrmacht designation was Panzerkampfwagen III Sd Kfz. 141 (abbreviated PzKpfw III).
What does Panzerkampfwagen III stand for?
The Panzerkampfwagen III, commonly known as the Panzer III, was a medium tank developed in the 1930s by Germany, and was used extensively in World War II.The official German ordnance designation was Sd.Kfz. 141.
What kind of tank is the Pz II J?
The Pz.Kpfw. II Ausf. J is a German tier 3 premium light tank. Reconnaissance tank with reinforced armor. The vehicle was a further development of the Pz.Kpfw. II. In October 1939, a preproduction batch was ordered, and the first prototype was built in July 1940.
What is the Panzer III ausfg?
Mid production Panzer III Ausf.F with false gunsight removed from the top of the turret. The Panzer III Ausf.G was produced between March 1940 and early 1941. It was very similar to the Ausf.E and Ausf.F with minor differences in specifications. The previous versions had been used to test different suspension systems and other features.