German crew loading rounds into a Tiger I heavy tank, Belgorod, Russia, Jul 1943

Caption   German crew loading rounds into a Tiger I heavy tank, Belgorod, Russia, Jul 1943 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 183-J14931
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Added Date 31 Mar 2010

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
7 Feb 2011 06:42:20 PM

The Tiger's main type of anti-tank ammo was
the Panzergranate 39, other type of rounds were used against soft targets.


The Tiger I carried 92 rounds of 88mm ammo,
with modifications, some tanks carried between 106 to 120 rounds.
2x7.92mm MG 34 machine guns w/4800 rounds, some crews carried even more. This doesn't
count personel weapons MP40 and the Walther P38 Pistol, or whatever could be issued.

Each Tiger I, cost the Fatherland 250,800 RM
1,342 were built, not counting rebuilds and salvaged tanks. Today only a few survivors exist worldwide.
So you want to know what type of rounds were carried.
Sch Sprgr.Patr. Incendiary/Shrapnel
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
17 Apr 2011 11:03:23 AM

The price of a Tiger was between 250,000RMs
to 800,000RMs after production, issue to the troops, support equipment, maintenance and
training of the panzer crews, vehicles that were returned to the factory for rebuilds.
Added to the overall logistics cost of fuel oil and spare-parts.

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