Panzers In France, January 2008 Photo Error
Thank you everyone who sent us their guess about this photo. We don’t have a definitive answer for this particular photo, but the consensus is this is a Panzerkampfwagen IV (Special) Ausf F2 which did not see action in France of 1940. The open, flat terrain suggests this is somewhere in Russia probably during the 1942 summer offensive. Read more about the Panzerkampfwagen IV at Achtungpanzer.com!
Several readers have noted an error in the January 2008 issue on p. 48-49. Can you find the problem? Discuss it on our forums.
Original Caption: May 1940. German tanks advance across a field
during the invasion of France. Using a balanced approach of
combined arms and speed, the Germans were able to conquer
the Low Countries and France in only six weeks.
Photo Credit: ULLSTEIN BILD/THE GRANGER COLLECTION, N.Y.