Headline Posts
PORSCHE AND HENSCHEL TURRETS? (March 24, 2017 2:57 pm)
CAPTURING THE JAGDTIGER (March 3, 2017 10:37 am)
KNOCKING OUT A KING TIGER (February 28, 2017 4:10 pm)
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN COMET (February 28, 2017 4:09 pm)
THE FIRST TIGER I (February 27, 2017 5:20 pm)

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Henschel King Tiger

PORSCHE AND HENSCHEL TURRETS?

Mar 24, 2017No 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,