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.
Every effort has been made over the years to identify an Allied tank that was similar to the German Tiger. None have ever really been successful although a few tanks came close, notably the T1E1.
Tank construction has always been a labour intensive, expensive
These pictures have invariably been identified as an improvised
Tiger 131’s restoration was a long and expensive project,
I wish guys at Bovington could re-zimmerit her and give a proper paint job