Tiger 217 of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 502. In March 1944 the Battalion’s strength was 81 Tigers. The Headquarters platoon contained 3 machines while the tank companies contained 26 Tigers each. The tank platoons numbered their tanks up to the number of 19.
|Tiger 217 functioned as the replacement tank of Leutnant Otto Carius |
after the loss of his original Tiger 213.
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