We see all of those gorgeous tanks with schürzen armor plated to the sides (Pz IV for instance), but what are they there for? Let’s find out. Introduction of the shaped charge The early Panzers weren’t very well armored (Pz IV had 20mm of frontal in the beginning), but were uparmored after*the Soviets surprised them … Continue reading Bits of Armor –*Schürzen

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