November 24, 2015

Ready to March!

Tigers of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501 with infantrymen from 256. Infanterie-Division ready to join Operation “Hubertus”. After 24 hours of fighting the Soviet forces that had penetrated were encircled and destroyed. The action took place on 12-13 March 1944 in Belarus. 




Tigers of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 501 ready to join Operation “Hubertus”
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Tiger Is
3. Same tanks from a different angle.

Tiger I and motorbike
4. Another photo from the same operation.


Photos attribution
1. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-277-0846-12/Jacob/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-277-0846-10/Jacob/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-277-0846-13/Jacob/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
4. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-279-0946-20/Bergmann, Johannes/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons