Was the Panzer IV a good tank?

Was the Panzer IV a good tank?

The improved Pz. IV could engage the T-34 on nearly equal terms and was superior to the U.S. Sherman tank in many respects. The Pz. IV was the only tank made by Germany throughout the course of the war, from 1939 to 1945.

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Panzer IV

Panzerkampfwagen IV Sd.Kfz. 161/VK 622 (Ausf. A)
Unit cost ≈103,462 Reichsmarks and 115,962 Reichmarks With 7,5 cm KwK 40 (L/43)
Produced 1936–1945
No. built ≈8,553 of all tank variants
Variants StuG IV, Jagdpanzer IV, Brummbär/Sturmpanzer IV, Nashorn, Wirbelwind, Ostwind

Could a Sherman Firefly destroy a Tiger?

Despite this, the Firefly’s increased firepower was much valued, and during many engagements, the Firefly proved its worth, knocking out Tigers and Panthers at long range, as well as less formidable tanks such as Panzer IVs and StuG tank destroyers.

Was Sherman a good tank?

The M4 Sherman, officially Medium Tank, M4, was the most widely used medium tank by the United States and Western Allies in World War II. The M4 Sherman proved to be reliable, relatively cheap to produce, and available in great numbers.

When did the Panzer IV Ausf D come out?

The production of the Ausf D meant that by May 1940 every tank detachment could have a medium tank company of between six and eleven Panzer IVs, and on 10 May 1940 the Panzer divisions that were to take part in the campaign in the west were equipped with 280 Panzer IV Ausf A-Ds.

What was the chassis for the Panzer IV?

According to the Wa Pruef 6 plans, the Panzer IV, starting from the Ausf.C version, was to be built using the new Panzer III Ausf. E chassis which used torsion bar suspension. For this reason, at the start of June 1937, Krupp was informed to cease any further work on the Panzer IV chassis as soon as all Ausf.

Is there a Panzer IV in Girls und Panzer?

Anglerfish Team’s Panzer IV was featured as a Skin Mod along with the other tanks as a Collaboration Event of Girls Und Panzer and World of Tanks Anglerfish Team’s Panzer IV was also featured in World of Tank Blitz as a Premium Tier V Japanese tank named Panzer IV Anko Special , while the regular long-barreled Panzer IV is a Tier V German tank.

Where was the German Panzer IV in World War 2?

Panzer IV Ausf F1 tanks are loaded aboard railcars for transport to the front. Bruckenleger IV auf Fgst Pz.Kpfw . IV Abandoned Infanterie-Sturmsteg auf Fahrgestell PzKpfw IV (engineer bridge) Sicily German Panzer IV Ausf G number 843, 1943 Panzer IV Ausf. E tank Russia German Panzer IV Ausf J With Zimmerit Liege Belgium 1944