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Variants of the Panther


The Panther was perhaps the best tank of World War II. It offered an excellent balance between agility, firepower, and armor. Some have called it the world's first main battle tank. Originally developed as a response to the Soviet T-34, the Panther was produced in three marks (D, A, and G). The Panther also served as the basis for a tank destroyer (the Jagdpanther) and a recovery vehicle (the Bergenpanther). As the Panther offered an excellent platform, several other variants were proposed.


Flakpanzer Panther "Coelian"

Panzerjaeger Panther with 12.8cm Pak 80 L/55

Panther Ausf. D with Panzer IV Turret

Panther Ausf. G "Ersatz M-10"

Pz. Beob. Wg. Panther

Panzerkampfwagen Panther Ausf. F

Panzerkampfwagen Panther II

Shortened Panther Munitionspanzer/Waffenträger

Sturmpanther