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THE TIGERS REPAINTED (April 27, 2017 2:34 pm)
CAPTURING THE TIGER II (April 17, 2017 2:46 pm)
VETERANS MEET FOR EXHIBITION OPENING (April 7, 2017 9:35 am)

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German Soldiers

SECOND WORLD WAR VETERANS: GERMANS PART TWO

Apr 24, 2017No Comments

In Part One of the German veteran recollections, Waldemar Pliska and Wilhelm Fischer described their awe at seeing the new Tiger and what it was like in battle. In Part Two they share what it was like to live in

German Soldiers

SECOND WORLD WAR VETERANS: GERMANS PART ONE

Apr 12, 20172 Comments

The Tiger Collection features the memories of a number of veterans who fought in and against the Tiger. This short series of “Second World War Veteran” articles takes a more detailed look at the experiences of both British and German

Tiger Collection Opening

VETERANS MEET FOR EXHIBITION OPENING

Apr 07, 2017No Comments

Two surviving German Tiger Tank veterans met their British counterparts at the opening of the new Tiger Collection exhibition at The Tank Museum. There were emotional scenes as the veterans – all in their nineties – met each other more

Henschel King Tiger

PORSCHE AND HENSCHEL TURRETS?

Mar 24, 20176 Comments

Both turrets used on the Tiger II were designed and built by the Krupp company.  So why are they so often called the ‘Porsche’ and ‘Henschel’ turrets?

Jagdtiger Capture

CAPTURING THE JAGDTIGER

Mar 03, 2017No Comments

The Tank Museum’s Jagdtiger has chassis no. 305004. It was one of eleven (plus an unarmoured prototype) which were fitted with the Porsche suspension system. 

Elefant Tank arrives at Southampton

ELEFANT TANK ARRIVES

Jan 06, 20172 Comments

Seventy-two years after it fell into Allied hands, one of the largest combat vehicles to see action in the Second World War arrived safely at The Tank Museum in Dorset. The 70 ton Panzerjäger Tiger (P), commonly known as Elefant,