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TIGER COLLECTION UPDATES (February 14, 2017 2:33 pm)
TIGER 131 ENGINE MAINTENANCE (February 14, 2017 2:31 pm)
TIGER 131 RIDE EBAY AUCTION (February 10, 2017 12:13 pm)
WIN A RIDE IN TIGER 131 (January 31, 2017 1:00 am)
A DATE WITH A TANK (January 27, 2017 5:02 pm)

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TANK CHATS #17 TIGER 1

Dec 19, 2016No Comments

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

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TIGER DAY TRAILER VII & VIII

Dec 19, 2016No Comments

In 2017, Tiger Day will take place on both 29 April and 16 September. These two dates will be the only opportunities all year to see Tiger 131, the only functioning Tiger 1 in the world, running. For Tiger fans

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ELEFANT ARRIVAL

Dec 16, 20161 Comment

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.

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THE TIGER COLLECTION

Dec 16, 20161 Comment

In a world first, The Tank Museum is planning an exhibition that will bring every member of the Tiger Tank family together in one display: The Tiger Collection – The Tanks, The Terror & The Truth. 

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JOE EKINS

Dec 16, 20163 Comments

Joe Ekins remains one of the most famous WWII British tank gunners for taking down three Tiger tanks with five shots, including that of Nazi panzer ace Michael Wittman. With The Tiger Collection opening in April, it is vital not

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CAPTURE OF TIGER 131

Dec 08, 20164 Comments

A prototype Tiger tank was demonstrated to Hitler on his birthday; 20 April 1942. 366 days later, the first complete Tiger 1 fell into Allied hands. It was Tiger 131.

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THE LEGEND OF THE TIGER TANK

Dec 08, 2016No Comments

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?