Camouflaged PzKpfw V Panther tanks, model "Ausf A"  in a French village in the Moselle valley. Date October, 1944.
Camouflaged PzKpfw V Panther tanks, model "Ausf A"  in a French village in the Moselle valley. Date October, 1944.

Camouflaged PzKpfw V Panther tanks in France

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Camouflaged PzKpfw V Panther tanks, model "Ausf A"  in a French village in the Moselle valley. Date October, 1944.
Camouflaged PzKpfw V Panther tanks, model “Ausf A”  in a French village in the Moselle valley. Date October, 1944.

🚩Camouflaged PzKpfw V Panther tanks, model “Ausf A”  in a French village in the Moselle valley. Date October, 1944.

🌍Did you know? On the Panther tank’s turret, on the front there was a curved 100 mm (3.9 in) thick cast armour mantlet. Its shape directed the enemy shells to defect down, however the lower section possibly drove enemy ammo down to the body, easily be a „Shot Trap”.That means non-penetrating hit bounced off the mantlet’s lower section, and could penetrate the thin hull roof armour.

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📸: https://audiovis.nac.gov.pl/obraz/858/b0d86da2d5b3aa15b61df214489f7c12/

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