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.

Photo attribution
Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-721-0397-29/Wagner/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons