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SAME SIZE DIFFERENT ROUND

Feb 09, 20182 Comments

The Tiger I was armed with an 88mm gun. The Tiger II was also armed with an 88mm gun. However, if you tried to fire a round for one through the other, it wouldn’t fit. Why should this be? 

Sturmtiger assault gun

THE STURMTIGER’S GUN

Nov 01, 20171 Comment

Most members of the Tiger family were armed with an anti-tank gun optimised for armour penetration. However there was one exception. The Sturmtiger was fitted with a 38cm calibre weapon that had a very different role.

date with a tank

A DATE WITH A TANK

Jan 27, 20171 Comment

The Ministry of Information film, A Date with a Tank, was released in 1944, is a dramatisation of the race to destroy the Tiger I with the creation of the 17-pounder anti-tank guns.

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. 

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, 20171 Comment

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

THE LEGEND OF THE TIGER TANK

Dec 08, 20165 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?