Headline Posts
PORSCHE AND HENSCHEL TURRETS? (March 24, 2017 2:57 pm)
CAPTURING THE JAGDTIGER (March 3, 2017 10:37 am)
KNOCKING OUT A KING TIGER (February 28, 2017 4:10 pm)
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN COMET (February 28, 2017 4:09 pm)
THE FIRST TIGER I (February 27, 2017 5:20 pm)

Second World War

Jagdtiger Capture

CAPTURING THE JAGDTIGER

Mar 03, 2017No Comments

The Tank Museum’s Jagdtiger has chassis no. 305004. It was one of eleven (plus an unarmoured prototype) which were fitted with the Porsche suspension system. 

Elefant overhaul

TANK OVERHAUL: THE ELEFANT – PART 1

Mar 02, 2017No Comments

In 2008 the US Army Ordnance Museum gave the Elefant a cosmetic restoration, filmed as part of the Canadian documentary series Tank Overhaul. This is the first part of the 50 minute programme.  Click here to watch Part 2.

First Tiger I knocked out

FIRST TIGER I KNOCKED OUT BY THE BRITISH

Feb 28, 20171 Comment

While Tiger 131 was the first intact Tiger I to be taken back to Britain, it was not the first to be knocked out. This occurred several months earlier, by the 17th/21st Lancers.

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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CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN COMET

Feb 28, 20171 Comment

In the wooded countryside close to the Aller River in Germany, a small action took place between a lone Tiger and Comet tanks belonging to 3rd Royal Tank Regiment in 11th Armoured Division.

First Tiger I

THE FIRST TIGER I

Feb 27, 2017No Comments

Although The Tank Museum have the first Tiger I to be captured by the British, it was not the first Tiger I to be produced.

Elefant overhaul

TANK OVERHAUL: THE ELEFANT – PART 5

Feb 24, 2017No Comments

In 2008 the US Army Ordnance Museum gave the Elefant a cosmetic restoration, filmed as part of the Canadian documentary series Tank Overhaul. This is the fifth part of the 50 minute programme.

Elefant overhaul

TANK OVERHAUL: THE ELEFANT – PART 3

Feb 24, 2017No Comments

In 2008 the US Army Ordnance Museum gave the Elefant a cosmetic restoration, filmed as part of the Canadian documentary series Tank Overhaul. This is the third part of the 50 minute programme.

TIGER RIDE RAFFLE

WIN A RIDE IN TIGER 131

Jan 31, 2017No Comments

Fan of Tiger 131? Want to get closer than ever before? For only £5, get the chance to ride inside! Buy raffle tickets here.

Virtual reality Tiger 131

INSIDE TIGER 131: VIRTUAL REALITY

Jan 26, 20171 Comment

Explore Tiger 131 with World of Tanks Virtual Reality 360°. Richard Cutland from Wargaming takes you through The Tank Museum’s most famous tank.