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.


2. Tiger 121, of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501, after the attack on Jebel Mansur.

3. A captured M3 half-track put into service with the 501 Heavy Tank Battalion.

4. Tiger 112 of s.Pz.Abt. 501 en route from Manuba, December 1942.

Tiger 724 of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501
5. Tiger 724 of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501 has suffered some kind of damage
which has drawn the attention of the local population.

Tiger 142
6. Tiger 142 of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501. It carries camouflage nets on its sides.

Tiger 132
7. Tiger 132 of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501 was transferred to
the 7th Panzer-Regiment and it was renamed “732”.


Photos attribution
1. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-557-1018-30A/Appel/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-554-0872-35/Pirath, Helmuth/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-557-1018-28A/Appe [Arppe]/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
4. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-049-0008-31/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
5. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-420-2033-20A/Linke/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
6. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-788-0017-02/Dullin/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
7. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-562-1164-26A/Appe [Arppe]/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons