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Capture of Tiger 131

Until September 2017, this was the accepted story of the capture of Tiger 131. New evidence has found it to be incorrect. Find the new story here….

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Tiger Combat Debut

The Tiger combat debut took place in August 1942 on the Eastern Front. It was not a success, with three of the four breaking down….

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Camouflage & Paint in WWI

Tank camouflage is a constantly changing art, depending on landscape, climate and season, among other issues. This article examines the development of tank camouflage during the First World War. …

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Building the Tiger Tank

Tank construction has always been a labour intensive, expensive process. The need to increase manufacturing during the Second World War saw existing factories adapt for the job….

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Building the Mark IV

While historians mainly concentrate on tanks in battle, building armoured vehicles is equally fascinating. Learn how the most produced tank of the First World War was made….

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Why Tiger 131?

Today Tiger 131 is probably the most famous tank in the world.  Of the six surviving Tiger I’s, it is the only one numbered 131. …

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What the L

The Tiger I and Tiger II tank were armed with an 88mm gun.  However, if you tried to fire a round for one through the other, it wouldn’t fit.  Why should this be?…

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Tiger Wheels

One of the most distinctive features of the Tiger family is the interleaved and overlapping road wheels….

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