Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.G, H and J 1942–45

Panzerkampfwagen IV Ausf.G, H and J 1942–45

New Vanguard 39
  • Author: Hilary Doyle, Tom Jentz
  • Illustrator: Tony Bryan
  • Short code: NVG 39
  • Publication Date: 25 Nov 2001
  • ISBN: 9781841761831
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 48
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About this Product

The Panzerkampfwagen IV was one of the most numerous and successful German tanks of World War II. Despite the introduction of the Panther and Tiger tanks, the PzKpfw IV remained the backbone of the German armoured units until the end of the war. This book details all of the variants of the Panzerkampfwagen IV with the long guns 7.5cm KwK 40 L/43 and L/48. Until 1942 armed with a short 7.5cm KwK L/24, it was used primarily in an infantry support role. However with the upgrading to the long 7.5cm it became the main battle tank of the Panzer Divisions.

Biographical Note

Hilary Louis Doyle, born 1943, is an expert on German armoured vehicles and has written numerous books on AFV's including the Encylopedia of German Tanks. Hilary lives in Dublin with his wife and three children. Tom Jentz is one of the world's leading AFV researchers and is best known for the Encyclopaedia of GermanTanks. Tom lives in Maryland with his German wife and two children. Tony Bryan is a freelance illustrator of many years experience. He initially qualified in Engineering and worked for a number of years in Military Research and Development, and has a keen interest in military hardware - armour, small arms, aircraft and ships. Tony has produced many illustrations for partworks, magazines and books, including a number of titles in the New Vanguard series.


Design and Development Production Modifications and Improvements 1942 to 1945 Production History - Manufacturing plants of Krupp, Nibelungen and Vomag Capabilities in combat Operational History Tactical Employment Organization Combat History Development of variants - Panzerbefehlswagen IV commander's vehicle and Panzerbeobachtungswagen IV Artillery observation vehicle.

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