A newly-released letter by Bernard Montgomery ‘Monty’ in WW2, tells how he ‘thoroughly enjoyed’ his first face-off with Rommel, the Nazis’ Desert Fox….
The driver’s hatch on Tiger 131 was replaced in May 1943 by the British after capture. The result of this early repair was that Tiger 131 spent several years with an incorrect part fitted….
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….