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Henschel King Tiger

PORSCHE AND HENSCHEL TURRETS?

Mar 24, 20176 Comments

Both turrets used on the Tiger II were designed and built by the Krupp company.  So why are they so often called the ‘Porsche’ and ‘Henschel’ turrets?

King Tiger at Le Plessis Grimoult

KNOCKING OUT A KING TIGER

Feb 28, 20171 Comment

David Fletcher looks into the story of one of the first Tiger II (King Tiger) being knocked out in Le Plessis Grimoult, using only luck and a two inch mortar. 

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MOVING THE KING TIGER PORSCHE

Jan 24, 2017No Comments

To make room for the Tiger Collection, several vehicles had to be moved. This included the pre-production Tiger II, or King Tiger Porsche.

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, 2017No Comments

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. 

The Tiger Collection stage 4(E) FINAL DDP 11.10.16

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.