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A Panther and two Tigers at the Henschel Factory awaiting shipment to the front -- probably in the East.

PzKpfw V and two PzKpfw VI fresh from the factory, 1944

A Panther under construction at a Henschel factory

Panther at Henschel factory, about to get traveling tracks.

Jagdtiger was the heaviest tank of WW2. It was also a piece of junk. Built by the Germans, only 88 were built. It weighed over 70 tons. It required meticulous care and training and most broke down before combat. When used properly, it was devastating. The 128mm round could destroy vehicles even after going through buildings. Its best success was in the last week of the war when a handful destroyed a battalion of American Shermans in a single day. The Germans still surrendered the next day.

The Panzerjager Tiger Ausf. B was the heaviest armored vehicle to achieve production.


Designed as early as the was intended to be 35 meters long, 14 meters wide, and 11 meters tall. These are the exact specifications in cooperation between Porsche, Henschel & Son, and MAN SE company.

https://flic.kr/p/eWERJ3 | Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger (8,8 cm L/56) Ausf. E (Sd.Kfz. 181) | Nous serions près de Berlebeck (Allemagne) courant avril 1945 avec ce Tiger qui appartiendrait selon certaines sources au Panzergruppe Paderborn (dont les éléments viendraient du Panzer-Ersatz-Abteilung 500) qui combattit dans le secteur de Paderborn entre le 30 mars et le 12 avril, date à laquelle tous ses blindés furent perdus. Picture courtesy Krueger Horst Identification courtesy…

A abandoned Tiger 1 that has already been salvaged for many parts by German crews for their operating tanks due to shortages in available replacement parts.

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The Challenger 2 is a British main battle tank (MBT) in service with the armies of the United Kingdom and Oman.

Rare photo: Captured Russian T-34 tank with schürzen (side-skirts)

A captured Russian from III/Battalion SS Panzer Regiment 2 of the Das Reich Division during Kursk battle near Prokhorovka, Russia.

Bundesarchive Photos 1933 - 1945..+ all fields of WWII - Page 662 - Histomil.com

Tiger I of the Zug. Kompanie sPzAbt 503 photographed weeks before operation Zitadell (battle of Kursk). During those weeks, the crews trained. This tank's crew has removed the shields from the filters.

Captured Tiger now the property of the U.S. army!

A abandoned Tiger 1 of SpzAbt 501 found by American soldiers during the advance into Germany

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Tiger of Leutnant Zabel from schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503 was hit 252 times by fire from all calibres during combat near Ssemernikovo, on the outskirts of Rostov-on-Don on 11 February The tank was able to be driven a further to the.

In 1944, Pz.Kpfw.V Panther of the 5.SS-Div. Wiking will be prepared for transport to the eastern front.

Brand new Panther tank`s - for the Waffen SS Panzer Division " Wiking " are being transported by rail to the Eastern Front