October 30, 2015

Tiger Meeting!

Tiger 312 passes Tiger 322
Tiger 312 passes Tiger 322. Both Tigers belonged to
schwere Panzer-Abteilung 502 which during the summer of 1943 destroyed 100 soviet tanks. 

October 26, 2015

Stuck in the Mud!

Tiger 332 is being pulled out by Tiger 321
Tiger 332 is being pulled out by Tiger 321. The action took place in Snamenka (Znamianka
in October 1943. At the time schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503 was training and refitting in the area. 

October 23, 2015

It Takes Two!

Two Sd.Kfz. 9 heavy tractors getting ready to tow a Tiger I of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 508
Two Sd.Kfz. 9 heavy tractors getting ready to tow a Tiger I of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 508.
The tank was damaged by mines. The action took place in Italy at the end of February 1944.

October 22, 2015

Gunnery Exercises

King-Tigers of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503 performing gunnery exercises
The newly issued King-Tigers of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503
performing gunnery exercises at Ohrdruf.

October 19, 2015

M29 Weasel

The M29 Weasel was an amphibious, light, tracked carrier. It weighed 4,451 ld and its maximum speed was 36 mph.

1. An M29 taking part into some reenactment action at Villers-Sainte-Gertrude in France.

October 14, 2015

40M Nimród

40M Nimród was a Hungarian self-propelled anti-aircraft gun, based on the Swedish L-62 A/A gun. It was armed with a Bofors 40mm A/A gun and weighted 10,5 tonnes. 135 machines were built and used by Hungarian armored units.

1. A Nimród battery in firing positions.

October 12, 2015

SS Tiger 232

Tiger 232 of 2./schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 101 in Northern France. The tank commander is Unterscharführer Mölly.

1. Tiger 232.

October 11, 2015

Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503 in Budapest

After the fighting in France ended schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503 was reconstituted in the Paderborn area where it received 45 new King-Tiger tanks between 19 and 22 September 1944.


King-Tigers on their way to the station of Paderborn
1. King-Tigers of 3. Kompanie on their way to the station of Paderborn on October 9, 1944.

October 5, 2015

Tigers in Tunisia

Tiger 142 of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501 in Tunisia
1. Tiger 142 of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501 in Tunisia.
The Heavy Tank Battalion destroyed 150 allied tanks there.

October 2, 2015

Tigers in Morgny

Tiger I in Morgny
Tiger 133 of 1st Kompanie/SS-schwere Panzer-Abteilung 101. The date was June 7, 1944
and the place was the village of Morgny in Normandy. The tank was commanded by Fritz Zahner.