in the German language
) is an anti-tank
weapon used by Germany
during World War II
. It was developed by copying the US Army
", but made considerably more capable in terms of armor penetration in order to deal with current and future Red Army
tanks. Whereas the bazooka had problems with the German 100mm armor, notably on the Tiger tank
, the Panzerschreck could penetrate over 200mm of armor which enabled it to deal with any tank fielded during the war.