Panzer I

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Panzerkampfwagen I
Panzerkampfwagen I Ausf. A on display at the Deutsches Panzermuseum Munster, Germany
Type Light tank
Place of origin
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Service history
In service 1934–1954
Used by Nazi Germany, Bulgaria, Republic of China, Hungary, Spain
Wars Spanish Civil War, Second World War, Second Sino-Japanese War
Production history
Designed 1934
Manufacturer Henschel, MAN, Krupp, Daimler
Produced 1934–1937
Number built 1493
Weight 5.4 tonnes (Bad rounding hereScript error short tons)
Length 4.02 m (Bad rounding hereScript error ft)
Width 2.06 m (Bad rounding hereScript error ft)
Height 1.72 m (Bad rounding hereScript error ft)
Crew 2: commander and driver

Armor 7–13 mm
2 × 7.92 mm MG13 machine guns
Engine Krupp M 305 four-cylinder air-cooled gasoline engine
60 PS (59 hp, 44 kW)
Power/weight 11.1 PS/t
Suspension Quarter-elliptical leaf spring suspension.
200 km (Bad rounding hereScript error mi) on-road; 175 km (Bad rounding hereScript error mi) off-road.
Speed 50 km/h (Bad rounding hereScript error mph) on-road; 37 km/h (Bad rounding hereScript error mph) off-road.

Works Cited:

1. "Panzer I." Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 3 Nov 2013. Web. 15 Nov 2013. <>.