German PzKpfw III medium tanks (modification of J (with gun KwK38 5cm L/42)) move along a snowy road in Soviet Russia.
Panzerkampfwagen III – German medium tank of World War II, commercially available from 1938 to 1943. Abbreviation of the tank were the PzKpfw III, Panzer III, Pz III. In the departmental military vehicles heading Nazi Germany, this tank had the designation Sd.Kfz. 141 (Sonderkraftfahrzeug 141 – special-purpose vehicle 141). In Soviet historical documents and popular literature PzKpfw III was known as “Type 3” T-III or T-3.