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TIGER 131 RESTORATION: PART I DISASSEMBLY (August 10, 2017 9:50 am)
SOVIET TANKS AT KURSK (July 18, 2017 3:02 pm)

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Elefant overhaul

TANK OVERHAUL: THE ELEFANT – PART 2

Feb 24, 2017No Comments

In 2008 the US Army Ordnance Museum gave the Elefant a cosmetic restoration, filmed as part of the Canadian documentary series Tank Overhaul. This is the second part of the 50 minute programme.

Tiger 131 Engine

TIGER 131 ENGINE MAINTENANCE

Feb 14, 2017No Comments

Tiger 131’s engine is undergoing some routine maintenance, to make sure it is in perfect working order in time for Tiger Day VII on 29 April.

Virtual reality Tiger 131

INSIDE TIGER 131: VIRTUAL REALITY

Jan 26, 20171 Comment

Explore Tiger 131 with World of Tanks Virtual Reality 360°. Richard Cutland from Wargaming takes you through The Tank Museum’s most famous tank. 

Sturmtiger

VEHICLE HISTORY: STURMTIGER

Jan 18, 2017No Comments

The Sturmtiger is represented in the Tiger Collection, both virtually courtesy of World of Tanks and through its massive 380mm gun. 

The Tank Museum's King Tiger Porsche

VEHICLE HISTORY: TIGER II (Pre-Production)

Jan 17, 2017No Comments

The massive Pre-Production Tiger II represents the high point of wartime German tank design. It is one of two Tiger IIs in The Tiger Collection. 

King Tiger Henschel

VEHICLE HISTORY: TIGER II (Production)

Jan 11, 20171 Comment

The Tiger Collection features two Tiger II’s: the Tiger II (Pre-Production) tank and the Tiger II (Production) tank. More powerful than Tiger I, it could destroy any Allied tank. 

jagdpanther-750x400

VEHICLE HISTORY: JAGDTIGER (Sd Kfz 186)

Jan 11, 2017No Comments

Jagdtiger was the largest and at 70 tons, heaviest tracked vehicle to fight in the Second World War and is one of the vehicles featured in The Tank Museum’s Tiger Collection exhibition.

Captured Tiger I

VEHICLE HISTORY: TIGER I

Jan 11, 2017No Comments

Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf E (Sd Kfz 181), also known as Tiger I, is one of the most notorious tanks of all time.

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,

Elefant

VEHICLE HISTORY: THE ELEFANT

Dec 20, 20161 Comment

The Elefant is a guest vehicle of The Tiger Collection as is one of only two surviving examples in the world. The Tank Museum are very excited to display it in Europe for the first time since the Second World