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
A rare chance to see what it’s like inside the running Tiger 131. The clip shows a short test run of Tiger 131 at the Tank Museum in Bovington, England.
Watch Richard Cutland of Wargaming and David Willey, Tank Museum Curator, explore The Tank Museum’s Tiger 131 in this four part video series.
David Willey, The Tank Museum Curator and co-author of the Tiger Tank Owner’s Workshop Manual, presents this episode of Tank Chats on the subject of the most famous tank in the Bovington collection – and perhaps the world – the
Seventy-two years after it fell into Allied hands, the Elefant, one of the largest combat vehicles to see action in the Second World War has arrived safely at The Tank Museum in Dorset.
Until September 2017, this was the accepted story of the capture of Tiger 131. New evidence has found it to be incorrect. Find the new story here.
Was the Tiger really the King of the Battlefield in Word War Two? Few tanks inspire as much awe and fascination as The Tiger Tank, but does it warrant its reputation?