Monday, December 30, 2013

Tiger tank

Egon Kleine & Volkmar Kühn. Translated by David Johnston.   Tiger.  The History of a Legendary Weapon 1942-45.  
Winnipeg, Manitoba:  J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing, 1989.
If you were on the Allied side, you really didn't want to meet one of these Panzer VI monsters.  The Tiger I weighed in at 56.9 tonnes, the Tiger II (or "King Tiger") at 69.7 tonnes.

Below, from the book:

Below, Tiger victims:
An unusual outcome:  the end of a Tiger: