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Zimmerit King Tiger

ZIMMERIT AND WHY

May 05, 20172 Comments

In the Tiger Collection you may notice that the exterior of the Jagdtiger and Production Tiger II have an unusual texture. This is Zimmerit – a protective layer to decrease the magnetic properties of the tank’s armour.

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THE LEGEND OF THE TIGER TANK

Dec 08, 20163 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?