German Tiger I heavy tank and a motorcycle on a road in Tunisia, early 1943

Caption   German Tiger I heavy tank and a motorcycle on a road in Tunisia, early 1943 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 101I-557-1018-30A
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PzKpfw VI Ausf. E 'Tiger I'   Main article  Photos  
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Feb 2010

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
18 Feb 2011 07:03:38 PM

TIGER HAS THE ROAD:

Check out the motorcycle, looks like a
BMW R/75 or a Zundapp KS750 w/sidecar the
rider is a paratrooper on a mesage run.
The German army used motorcycles for
reconnaissance and liaisons or other duties every unit had the bikes.

RUSSIAN COPIES:

The Russians were impressed with both the
BMW and the Zundapp, and even copied them down to the last detail.
The Zundapp was known as the Cossack M-67 and the BMW was known as the Ural M-72

NOW ABOUT THOSE GERMAN NAMES AND LETTERS:

DKW: Das Klenie Wunder
NAU: Neckar und SUlm
BMW: Bayische Motoren Werke
Zundapp: Zunendung Ignition Apparat Machine

To learn more click on equipment, scroll and
click on vehicles, scroll down click on other and click on jeep, here at ww2db.
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
15 Apr 2011 08:57:13 PM

Made another OOPS!...Should have caught that
gotta clear this up.
NSU Stands for Neckar und Sulm..NSU, but my favorite is Zundapp: Stands for
Zunendung Ignition Apparat Machine, whats the
old saying "To error is human"
3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
10 Dec 2014 09:06:59 AM

Photo of Tiger 142 again bike looks like a heavy
Zundapp Motorcycle KS 750 w/side car

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