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Second World War

Moving Jagdtiger

MOVING THE JAGDTIGER

Jan 24, 2017No Comments

In preparation for The Tank Museum’s new exhibition, The Tiger Collection, several vehicles had to be relocated. This included the Jagdtiger, which was moved for the first time in at least 50 years.

Jagdpanther move

MOVING THE JAGDPANTHER

Jan 24, 2017No Comments

To make room for the Tiger Collection, several vehicles had to be moved. This included the Jagdpanther, which was moved for the first time in 40 years. 

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. 

King Tiger Henschel

VEHICLE HISTORY: TIGER II (Production)

Jan 11, 20171 Comment

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. 

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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, 2017No Comments

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

Tank Museum crew on the set of Fury

TIGER 131 STARS IN FURY

Jan 10, 2017No Comments

In 2015 Tiger 131 took a two-week trip to star alongside Brad Pitt and one of the Tank Museum’s Shermans in the film Fury.

Elefant Tank arrives at Southampton

ELEFANT TANK ARRIVES

Jan 06, 20172 Comments

Seventy-two years after it fell into Allied hands, one of the largest combat vehicles to see action in the Second World War arrived safely at The Tank Museum in Dorset. The 70 ton Panzerjäger Tiger (P), commonly known as Elefant,

Elefant

VEHICLE HISTORY: THE ELEFANT

Dec 20, 20161 Comment

The Elefant is a guest vehicle of The Tiger Collection as is one of only two surviving examples in the world. The Tank Museum are very excited to display it in Europe for the first time since the Second World