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UNIQUE ID 213: PANZERKAMPFWAGEN IV TANK

(Model: Ausf D)

Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Britain

(Location: Inside Land Warfare Hall)


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Unique ID: 213
Added to Database: May 2008
Last Edited: 27 April 2011
Type (ID): Panzerkampfwagen IV (90)
Model (ID): Ausf D (172)
Location Category (ID): Imperial War Museum (3300)
Location (ID): Inside Land Warfare Hall (3304)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name: “PIPA” painted in yellow on hull front.
Other Identification: Painted in the colour scheme and markings of a tank taking part in the initial Blitzkrieg operations of the Second World War.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Krupp-Gruson Werk AG, Magdeburg, Germany (Sole manufacturer 1938-9)
2: Rose Barracks, Vilseck, Oberpfalz, Bavaria, Germany (1945-1980s)
3: Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, East England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:

This Panzer IV was dug up in 1987 (along with a Hetzer tank destroyer) during a construction project at Rose Barracks, near Vilseck in Germany (source: Geoff Walden). It is believed that they had lain there since they were buried at the end of the Second World War.

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This is an unusually early model of the Panzer IV, an Ausf. D.


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September 2009

Front left view, photo by Gregd1957
1: Front left view, photo by Gregd1957

Taken: 5 September 2009
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 3556
Added: 4 August 2010
Filename: Dig_Panz...
Views: 430
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June 2008

Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2278
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0453...
Views: 166
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

 

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2277
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0454...
Views: 175
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



 

Rear left view
4: Rear left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2279
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0459...
Views: 194
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Rear right view
5: Rear right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2280
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0460...
Views: 152
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Upper rear left view
6: Upper rear left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2281
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0480...
Views: 182
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Upper rear right view
7: Upper rear right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2291
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0478...
Views: 196
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



1987

The tank during recovery
8: The tank during recovery

Taken: 1987 (Estimated)
Contributor: Geoff Walden
Photo ID: 131
Added: 14 June 2008
Filename: Dig_PzIV...
Views: 288
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Front right view
9: Front right view

Taken: 1987 (Estimated)
Contributor: Geoff Walden
Photo ID: 132
Added: 14 June 2008
Filename: Dig_PzIV...
Views: 336
Select/Has Priority: 22/0