Tiger N°213 of Otto Carius Zugführer in 2.Kompanie schwere Pz-Abt 502, Chernovo, Russia.

Tiger N°213 of Otto Carius Zugführer in 2.Kompanie schwere Pz-Abt 502, Chernovo, Russia.

Tank ace Otto Carius (left) and Oberfeldwebel Rudolf Zwetti (right) posing in front of (Zweti’s) Tiger I of the Schwere Panzer Abteilung 502 on the Eastern Front,end of 1943. Facing the camera, from left to right: Gefreiter Lippmann (radio operator),...

Tank ace Otto Carius (left) and Oberfeldwebel Rudolf Zwetti (right) posing in front of (Zweti’s) Tiger I of the Schwere Panzer Abteilung 502 on the Eastern Front,end of 1943. Facing the camera, from left to right: Gefreiter Lippmann (radio operator),...

✠ Otto Carius (27 May 1922 – 24 January 2015) RK 04.05.1944 Leutnant d.R. Zugführer i. d. 2./s.Pz.Abt 502 + [535. EL] 27.07.1944 Leutnant d.R. Führer 2./s.Pz.Abt 502

✠ Otto Carius (27 May 1922 – 24 January 2015) RK 04.05.1944 Leutnant d.R. Zugführer i. d. 2./s.Pz.Abt 502 + [535. EL] 27.07.1944 Leutnant d.R. Führer 2./s.Pz.Abt 502

Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf. E Sd. Kfz. 181

Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf. E Sd. Kfz. 181

Today, the 24th of January, one of the last surviving well-known 'Tiger' commanders, Otto Carius, passed away after a short, but serious illness, aged 92 Otto Carius was a German Panzer ace of WW2, fighting on the Panzer 38(t), Tiger and finally the Jagdtiger. It is estimated that during the war, Carius’ crew managed to knock out 150 enemy vehicles and many more soft targets and AT guns. He survived the fighting and after the war, he opened a pharmacy called 'Tiger-Apotheke', that exists to…

Today, the 24th of January, one of the last surviving well-known 'Tiger' commanders, Otto Carius, passed away after a short, but serious illness, aged 92 Otto Carius was a German Panzer ace of WW2, fighting on the Panzer 38(t), Tiger and finally the Jagdtiger. It is estimated that during the war, Carius’ crew managed to knock out 150 enemy vehicles and many more soft targets and AT guns. He survived the fighting and after the war, he opened a pharmacy called 'Tiger-Apotheke', that exists to…

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Tank Ace Otto Carius with his Tiger 1 and crew pose for a picture for home.

Tank Ace Otto Carius with his Tiger 1 and crew pose for a picture for home.

Top 10 German Tank Aces: Otto Carius - Otto Carius An extremely brave and decisive commander, Otto Carius served the German Army during the Second World War, after getting rejected twice during medical tests. He volunteered for the Panzer branch and in 1943 was transferred to the 502nd Heavy Panzer Battalion. His regiment, the 21st Panzer Regiment saw substantial action against the Allies which even wounded Otto several times.

Top 10 German Tank Aces: Otto Carius - Otto Carius An extremely brave and decisive commander, Otto Carius served the German Army during the Second World War, after getting rejected twice during medical tests. He volunteered for the Panzer branch and in 1943 was transferred to the 502nd Heavy Panzer Battalion. His regiment, the 21st Panzer Regiment saw substantial action against the Allies which even wounded Otto several times.

Otto Carius in his Tiger Tank 150 confirmed Tank kills Died on 24.January 2015

Otto Carius in his Tiger Tank 150 confirmed Tank kills Died on 24.January 2015

The Tiger 1 belonging to tank ace Otto Carius operating with the schwere Abteilung 502

The Tiger 1 belonging to tank ace Otto Carius operating with the schwere Abteilung 502

✠ Otto Carius (27 May 1922 – 24 January 2015) RK 04.05.1944 Leutnant d.R. Zugführer i. d. 2./s.Pz.Abt 502 + [535. EL] 27.07.1944 Leutnant d.R. Führer 2./s.Pz.Abt 502

✠ Otto Carius (27 May 1922 – 24 January 2015) RK 04.05.1944 Leutnant d.R. Zugführer i. d. 2./s.Pz.Abt 502 + [535. EL] 27.07.1944 Leutnant d.R. Führer 2./s.Pz.Abt 502

Stackpole Military History Series: Tigers in the Mud - The Combat Career of German Panzer Commander Otto Carius | Otto Carius

Stackpole Military History Series: Tigers in the Mud - The Combat Career of German Panzer Commander Otto Carius | Otto Carius

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