Headline Posts
THE MYSTERY OF THE TIGER RECOVERY VEHICLE (August 18, 2017 2:41 pm)
VILLERS-BOCAGE VETERAN CHARLIE BURGESS (August 10, 2017 3:24 pm)
TIGER 131 RESTORATION: PART I DISASSEMBLY (August 10, 2017 9:50 am)
SOVIET TANKS AT KURSK (July 18, 2017 3:02 pm)

WWII

Panzer III

PANZER III AND THE TIGER

May 10, 20171 Comment

It might seem odd to find a post about the Panzer III on the Tiger Collection Blog, but in fact during the early days of the Tiger’s service the Germans used the two tanks closely alongside each other. Building on

German Soldiers

SECOND WORLD WAR VETERANS: GERMANS PART ONE

Apr 12, 20172 Comments

The Tiger Collection features the memories of a number of veterans who fought in and against the Tiger. This short series of “Second World War Veteran” articles takes a more detailed look at the experiences of both British and German

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. 

strange-tiger-image-1

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.

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 4

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 fourth part of the 50 minute programme.

Elefant overhaul

TANK OVERHAUL: THE ELEFANT – PART 2

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 second part of the 50 minute programme.

Tiger 131 ebay auction

TIGER 131 RIDE EBAY AUCTION

Feb 10, 20172 Comments

Few living people can claim to have ridden in a World War Two Tiger Tank – you have the chance to be one of them.  In addition to the raffle, The Tank Museum are running an ebay auction giving you

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.