September 26, 2014

VIPs Inspecting Tanks

Albert Speer inside a Panther
Albert Speer inside the driver’s position of a Panther tank.


Albert Speer getting out of a T-34
2. Albert Speer just getting out of a T-34.

“Ike” taking a look at an overturned Tiger
3. “Ike” taking a look at an overturned Tiger.

4. Heinrich Himmler inspecting a captured T-34.

5. Marshal Georgy Zhukov, along with General Nikolay Voronov and 
Marshal Kliment Voroshilov, inspecting a captured Tiger tank.

Guderian inspecting a Tiger I
6. General Guderian inspecting a Tiger I of the SS-Division "Leibstandarte".

Winston Churchill inspects a Cromwell Mk IV tank
7. Winston Churchill inspects a Cromwell Mk IV at Pickering in Yorkshire.

King George VI inspects a captured Tiger I tank
8. King George VI inspects a captured Tiger in Tunis in June 1943.


Photos attribution
1. Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-2005-0103-502/Ruge, Willi/CC-BY-SA-3.0-de, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-J14589/Willi Kobierowski/CC-BY-SA-3.0-de, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Acme News Photos, via Wikimedia Commons
4. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101III-Hoffmann-023-11/Hoffmann/CC-BY-SA-3.0-de, via Wikimedia Commons
5.  http://petrograd.biz/worldwars/warphoto2.php, via Wikimedia Commons
6. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101III-Wiesebach-152-14A/Wiesebach/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
7. Horton (Capt), War Office official photographer, via Wikimedia Commons
8. Gunn (Sgt), No 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons