Panzer III

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Panzerkampfwagen III
PzkpfWg III Ausf. H
Panzer III Ausf. H (auf Ausf. H Fahrgestell). Musée des Blindés, France (2006)
Type Medium tank
Place of origin
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Germany
Service history
In service 1939–1945
Used by Nazi Germany
Kingdom of Romania
Slovak Republic
Kingdom of Hungary
Independent State of Croatia
Turkey
Norway
Wars World War II
Production history
Designer Daimler-Benz
Designed 1935–1937
Manufacturer Daimler-Benz
Produced 1939–1943
Number built 5,774 (excluding StuG III)
Specifications
Weight 23.0 tonnes (Bad rounding hereScript error short tons)
Length 5.56 m (Script error ft)
Width 2.90 m (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Height 2.5 m (Bad rounding hereScript error in)
Crew 5 (commander, gunner, loader, driver, radio operator/bow machine-gunner)

Armor 5–70 mm (Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[". Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character "[".)
Main
armament
1 × 3.7 cm KwK 36 Ausf. A-F
1 × 5 cm KwK 38 Ausf. F-J
1 × 5 cm KwK 39 Ausf. J¹-M
1 × 7.5 cm KwK 37 Ausf. N
Secondary
armament
2-3 × 7.92 mm Maschinengewehr 34
Engine 12-cylinder Maybach HL 120 TRM
300 PS (296 hp, 220 kW)
Power/weight 12 hp/t
Suspension Torsion-bar suspension
Operational
range
155 km (Bad rounding hereScript error mi)
Speed Road: 40 km/h (Bad rounding hereScript error mph)
Off-road: 20 km/h (Bad rounding hereScript error mph)

Works Cited:

1. "Panzer III." Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 23 Oct 2013. Web. 16 Nov 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panzer_III>.