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UNIQUE ID 156: PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV TANK

(Model: Ausf D)

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 156
Added to Database: May 2008
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): Panzerkampfwagen IV (90)
Model (ID): Ausf D (172)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number: 80732.
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “419” painted on turret sides. Unit markings painted on hull front and rear. German crosses painted on hull sides. Painted overall in a sand and green camouflage scheme (previously overall sand).
Collection Reference: E1951.29. (Accession 2951 , Entry 1951.1013).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References: ‘Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two’, P. Chamberlain and H. Doyle: plate 292 on page 92 shows an NSKK PzKpfw IV D/H that is possibly this vehicle.
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Krupp-Gruson Werk AG, Magdeburg, Germany (Built 1940)
2: Germany (NSKK service until 1945)
3: Directorate of Tank Design, Chertsey, Surrey, South East England, Britain (Until 1951)
4: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


This Ausf D has spaced armour in front of the driver’s and operator’s positions, and additional armour on the superstructure sides and nose. It also has Schürzen armour on the turret and has been re-armed with the 7.5cm KwK 40 L/43. It was at the School of Tank Technology, Chobham Lane, Chertsey, before being moved to Bovington. It is believed to have been captured at a tank driver training school (NSKK) in 1945. It is now part of a D-Day display.
The museum used to have a second Panzerkampfwagen IV but this was given back to Germany in 1960. It is now part of the Panzermuseum collection at Munster.

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The Ausf D at Bovington
1: The Ausf D at Bovington

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Contributor: T. Larkum
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Added: 28 May 2008
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