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US soldiers from 83rd Infantry Division. Hurtgen Forest, December 1944.

US soldiers from 83rd Infantry Division. Hurtgen Forest, December 1944.

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US Staff Sergeant Francis Daggertt of the Military Police of the Armored Division and the German Wehrmacht soldier, the soldier only 10 years old when captured in the German city of Kronach, April 1945

Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausführung. E. [Sd.Kfz. 181], Turmnummer 812 “Tiki”, 8Kp./ SS-Pz.Rgt. 2 “DAS REICH”, 1943.

Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausführung. E. [Sd.Kfz. 181], Turmnummer 812 “Tiki”, 8Kp./ SS-Pz.Rgt. 2 “DAS REICH”, 1943.

The beauty in real life (Tiger Tank)

The vertical plating was massive enough to withstand virtually everything. The mantlet was very heavy, with 120 mm of armor, and carried the long and heavy gun.

Panther Ausf.G abandonned during the offensive of the Ardennes. ----------------------- Panther Ausf.G abandonné durant l'offensive des Ardennes.

Notice the engine access hatch is open & the Bilstein jack is off the rear. I wonder if this was having engine trouble or ran out of fuel….

Tiger #332 is one of two tanks of Kampfgruppe Peiper still remaining today, the other is #213 in La Gleize, Belgium.  #232 is on display at the Patton Museum of Cavalry & Armor in Fort Knox.

332 is one of two tanks of Kampfgruppe Peiper still remaining today, the other is in La Gleize, Belgium. is on display at the Patton Museum of Cavalry & Armor in Fort Knox, Kentucky

The Restored king tiger, and panther, at the saumur tank museum,france.

Beautifully restored King Tiger (or Royal Tiger as the British referred to it).and A Panther V, residing at the Saumur Tank Museum in France.