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.Watch Part 1 and Part 3.
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,