Tiger I heavy tank of the German 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler in Northern France, spring 1944, photo 3 of 5

Caption   Tiger I heavy tank of the German 1st SS Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler in Northern France, spring 1944, photo 3 of 5 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 101I-299-1805-12
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PzKpfw VI Ausf. E 'Tiger I'   Main article  Photos  
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 4 Feb 2010

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
9 Feb 2011 06:01:00 PM


Could this Tiger be from sPz.Abt101, 1st.SS
Division, Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler, SS-LAH
This unit lost 107 Tigers and Destroyed 500
Allied Tanks & Armored Vehicles.

Wars end, the 1st SS was down to 57 Offices, 229 NCOs, 1,296 men and 16 Operational tanks.

The LAH Standard was captured by the Red Army
in 1945. It is now located with other captured standars at the Central Armed Forces
Museum Moscow, Russia.
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
20 Nov 2016 12:50:51 PM


"I wouldn't want to go into battle with any other tank but a Tiger, the tank was simply superior to any other tank we had"

- Otto Carius -


Tiger could be from sSS.Pz.Abt.101, 1st SS Division, Leibstandarte Adolf Hitler, SS-LAH

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