Panzerfaust

Contributed by Kent and Sharpshooters Yeomanry Museum

Panzerfaust (literally armour fist or tank fist) was a disposable German anti tank weapon from World War Two. It consists of a preloaded launcher firing a high explosive anti tank rocket up to 60 metres. It was simple to operate and discarded after use. The rocket was capable of defeating most known armour of the time. This example was presented to the 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (a tank regiment) by the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, an infantry regiment, whose soldiers provided vital protection against Panzerfaust operators in the closing days of the war.

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Location

Germany

Culture
Period

1945

Theme
Size
H:
80cm
W:
20cm
D:
20cm
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