Königstiger

Jacek Szafranski, Mike Koening, Łukasz Gładysiak

Weighing in at nearly 70 tons the Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf. B, now known as Königstiger was the largest mass-produced tracked combat vehicle, which was sent to the units of the Third Reich. Armed with a 88 mm caliber gun, the armor thickness reached 180 mm from the middle of 1944. They sowed terror in the ranks of the armed forces of the allies.
Publication date:
December 2014
Publisher :
Kagero
Language:
English
Illustration :
Archive photos and colour profile photos
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9788364596230

Dimensions : 210 X 297 cm
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£16.99

Overview
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Weighing in at nearly 70 tons the Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf. B, now known as Königstiger was the largest mass-produced tracked combat vehicle, which was sent to the units of the Third Reich. Armed with a 88 mm caliber gun, the armor thickness reached 180 mm from the middle of 1944. They sowed terror in the ranks of the armed forces of the allies.

This publication aims to present the history of the Royal Tiger and his tactical and technical qualities
To fully be able to show them this book has examples of Königstiger, both on the Eastern Front and in the West. Lavishly illustrated by archival photographs and useful especially for modellers colour profile of different versions, equipped with two variants of the turret designed by Porsche and Henschel.
Interesting supplement is also a collection of pictures of machines stored in three European museums Munster Panzer Museum, Bovington Tank Museum RAC and December 44 Museum La Gleize.


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