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 Lieutenant) October 29, 2016

“Showdown with a tiger” is one of the most legendary scenes from the very end of the movie, where Kelly, Big Joe and Oddball approach the German Tiger tank in its pure and classic Western-showdown form. 

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 Lieutenant) October 13, 2016

The Maybach 230 engine was sounding great at Tiger day 2014, and the bad weather really added to the tough look of the authentic Tiger I. Read the following passionate commentary written by a user, it's exciting:

"I like American tanks...but man....the Tiger I....this tank out of ALL...read more

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 Lieutenant) October 13, 2016

The hand crank starter, is the recommended way of starting a Tiger in cold weather conditions, it also has an electric starter. The inertia starter " Schwungmasse " works by rotating a heavy mass at speed, once it reaches 60rpm a lever is pulled below the hand cranking arm, this pushes the...read more

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 Lieutenant) August 28, 2016

Tigers were usually employed in separate heavy tank battalions (schwere Panzer-Abteilung) under army command. These battalions would be deployed to critical sectors, either for breakthrough operations or, more typically, counter-attacks.

The Tiger was originally designed to be an...read more

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The Battle of Normandy was the beginning of the 'Great Crusade' in Northern Europe by the Western Allies. The air and seaborne landings in Northern France were the largest the world has ever seen, with meticulous planning for D-Day, yet marked by a surfeit of...read more

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