Definitions

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  • n. A light, single-shot anti-tank grenade launcher developed in Germany in the latter stages of the Second World War.

Etymologies

From German. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He seemed more like a big child than an adult, and played games with us that our parents would never stoop to I recall a game he called Panzerfaust, where he played a German bazooka and we were enemy targets.

    Enemies of the People

  • However, the new AA-12 has been updated and greatly-improved in just about every way (including its 8-round box magazine and 20-round drum mag) by engineers Jerry Baber and Boje Cornels (nicknamed "Panzerfaust" by Baber).

    Defense Review

  • Primarily “Black Power Fantasy” means FLINTLOQUE, but it could also mean Hearts of Oaque, Panzerfaust, Dresda, Frontear and other games set roughly in the same milieu.

    Orcs in the Webbe Advent Calendar « Third Point of Singularity

  • The 1st Grenadiers had a Panzerfaust & support by HQ with 2 Panzerknackers, so it was a fair fight, but the German luck reverted to form & the Shermans took the objective.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Then Hetzers popped the command tank & the infantry swarmed the other two, the Panzerfaust getting both of them.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • This weapon itself is derived from the German Panzerfaust of World War II vintage, which was a deadly killer of tanks.

    We've been there before

  • It had been found that the coiled springs prematurely triggered the shaped charge of the Panzerfaust, disrupting the projectile and causing it to expend itself against the tank armour.

    We've been there before

  • By 1976, the Orlando Letelier affair had spooked a lot of Agency People from working with the Cubans, who were seen as a liability as early as the Mid-sixties, when one of the Cubans tried to make a rocket attack on a Cuban frieghter with a Panzerfaust.

    Dana Milbank would like Sarah Palin to stop fighting and accept defeat graciously.

  • But it just wasn't their night, the Panzerfaust kept missing, the Cromwells kept passed their bogging rolls & morale tests and the Germans ran out of men to contest the objective.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • One of Japan's most serious deficiencies in 1944 – 45 was lack of a portable anti-tank weapon, but no attempt was made to copy the cheap and excellent German Panzerfaust.

    'Retribution: The Battle for Japan 1944 – 1945'

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