The first combat use of the Tiger II was by the 1st Company of the 503rd Heavy Panzer Battalion (s.H.Pz.Abt. 503) during the Battle of Normandy, opposing Operation Atlantic between Troarn and Demouville on 18 July 1944. Many German tank commanders showed exceptional abilities when confronting...read more

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 HQ Batallón) July 03, 2016

This Tiger II with hull number 280243 was built in September 1944. The turret number 332 is from s.SS Pz.Abt. 501. It was abandoned near Trois-Ponts, and was captured by the US Army on 24 December 1944. The left side was cut open for educational purposes at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in the...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 29, 2016

Walkaround this World War 2 era German Königstiger, AKA the King Tiger or Tiger 2 heavy tank. Widely regarded as the most powerful and fearsome tank of WW2.

This tank can be found in the Belgium village of La Gleize, outside of the December 44 Museum in the Ardennes Region of the country...read more

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 HQ Batallón) June 15, 2016

The Tiger II weighed almost 70 tonnes, and was protected by 100 to 185 mm of armour to the front. It was armed with the long barrelled 8.8 cm KwK 43 L/71 anti-tank cannon.

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 Lieutenant) June 13, 2016

This Tiger II with Fahrgestell number 280112, was made at the Henschel und Sohn, Kassel, Nordhessen, the turret was made at Wegmann & Co, Kassel, Nordhessen, Germany.

Many claim that this Tiger II, belonged to the 1st Company, 101 SS.s.Abt and carried the turret number 233, others...read more

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 Lieutenant) May 29, 2016

Tiger II "Königstiger 213" at the December 44 Museum, La Gleize, Belgium. This Tiger with Fahrgestell number 280273, was made in the Wegmann & Co, Kassel, Nordhessen, Germany in 1944.

Tiger II "213" was used as a command tank by SS-Obersturmführer Helmut Dollinger, during the final...read more

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This is an interesting footage of a walkround into the Swiss Military Museum, located in the Swiss town of Full. The video shows a disassembled King Tiger. This tank was given to Switzerland by France after the war. Hull number 280215 from s.H.Pz.Abt 506. A group has been working on...read more

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 HQ Batallón) January 19, 2016

Three WWII tanks compared: Video History Today has put the close up walk around of the King Tiger Tank at La Gleize in Belgium with his similar walk around the Panzer V tank at Houffalize, Belgium. He has then added my tour of the badly damaged M4 Sherman from the Bastogne Museum in Belgium at...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 28, 2015

Starting and unloading of the Tiger II from the Saumur Tank Museum, at Rétromobile 2015, in Paris, with some stalling and flammes. What a wonderful sight! Truly an awesome machine. I could not even begin to imagine seeing one of these coming at you back in the day, especially if you were in an...read more

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