In April 1945, during the Massa Lombarda operation, a Panther Ausf G from the 26th Panzer Division is featured.

Panther Ausf G from the 26th Panzer Division

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In April 1945, during the Massa Lombarda operation, a Panther Ausf G from the 26th Panzer Division is featured.

In April 1945, during the Massa Lombarda operation, a Panther Ausf G from the 26th Panzer Division used as background. Take notice of the prominent crack located on the turret’s roof.

 

Did you know? Panther turret’s upper section boasted a 16 mm thickness and exhibited a Brinell Hardness rating ranging from 309 to 353. Moving to the sides and rear armor of the Panther tank’s turret, it featured a 45 mm thickness, angled at 25 degrees, with a Brinell Hardness scale measuring between 278 and 324. As for the turret’s frontal section, including the rounded gun mantlet, it was composed of a formidable 100 mm thick armor, set at a 12-degree angle, and had a Brinell Hardness rating varying from 235 to 276.

 

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