16 October 2015

Tanktober #15

Something special for Tanktober's half way point!
For those just joining in, feel free to go back and fill in your answers for previous entries to catchup


  1. Woo, first post! King Tiger! Is that in the Ardennes?

  2. King or Konigs Tiger 2 SDKFZ.kfz. 182 more properly Royal Tiger
    Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf. B
    This is the Henschel Turret and not the rounded mantlet Porsche version.

  3. King Tiger number 213. Fought in the battle of the Bulge.
    It can be found outside the "December 1944 Historical Museum" in Stoumont, Belgium

    King Tiger Tank 213 was disabled defending the Werimont Farm. After the war it was purchased for a bottle of cognac from America Army battlefield salvage units by the local innkeeper's wife

  4. Tiger II, later production turret.

    One of my favorites - I just assembled a Zimmerit-coated Tiger II model a couple months back.

  5. King Tiger with the Henshcel turret. I've got 14 more enters to make....

  6. The King of Tigers. please make all bridges stronger! cheers

  7. Königstiger, Henschel Turret, somewhere in Ardennes, my googlefu escapes me and boring work has rot my brain.

    But pretty tank :-)

  8. Ooh! I know this beast. Tiger II with Henschel turret, sits outside the La Gleize museum in the Ardennes. It was from a SS unit, and knocked out by American tanks. During the battle the gun barrel was actually shot off about half way along - I think the restored barrel on it now was actually partly from a Panther.