May 26, 2016

King Tigers for schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503

Between 11 and 17 June 1944 schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503 was issued 45 new Tigers, of them 12 were of the King-Tiger version and they equipped the 1st Company of the Battalion.

King-Tigers at the Ohrdruf Training Area
King-Tigers of 1./s. Pz-Abt. 503 at the Ohrdruf Training Area.

May 16, 2016

A Busy Crew!

This Tiger crew, of  schwere Panzer-Abteilung 508, have their hands full working to get their tank operational again. The action takes place in Italy in February 1944. 

May 9, 2016

A Tiger in the North

A Tiger I from the 1st Company of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 502. The photograph was taken in summer 1943, close to Leningrad.

May 3, 2016

Wandering Along the Grand Rue Bourgthéroulde

Tiger 213 of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503 at Bourgthéroulde on August 12, 1944. The Battle of Normandy had already been lost for the Germans and schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503 was withdrawing to the east. The specific Tiger was destroyed by its own crew on August 20 when they found no usable bridge to cross the Seine River.

1. Tiger 213.