Panzerkampfwagen Panther This Panther Ausf. A, tactical number 414, was destroyed near Le Dézert in Normandy on 11 July 1944. I. Abteilung/Panzer-Regiment 6/Panzer-Lehr-Division 1944-07 Le Dézert, Normandy, France Destroyed early Panther Ausf. A, named Elna, being inspected by US soldiers in Normandy. This Panther was destroyed by the US 899th Tank Destroyer Battalion on 11 July 1944 near La Dézert. Stab/I. Abteilung/Panzer-Regiment 6/Panzer-Lehr-Division 1944-07 Le Dézert, Normandy, France US infantry and a Light Tank, M5 passing a knocked-out Panther on the road from Saint-Lô to Brittany. I. Abteilung/Panzer-Regiment 6/Panzer-Lehr-Division 1944-07 Normandy, France Burnt-out Panther. Western Europe Knocked-out Pz Kpfw Panther Ausf. D. The vehicle has suffered hits to the rear fuel tank, which has caused the armor to crack, a high-explosive hit to the front, and had lost its muzzle brake. Two Pz Kpfw Panther, the front one an Ausf. D, with their crews riding on the outside.