German and Hungarian soldiers near Panzer VI Ausf.B “King Tiger” in Budapest

Panzer VI Ausf.B King Tiger


German and Hungarian soldiers are posing near the heavy tank Pz.Kpfw.VI Ausf.B “King Tiger” from the 503rd heavy tank battalion in Budapest, during Operation Panzerfaust.
In October 1944, the Nazis, fearing losing Hungary’s oil fields, committed a coup d’etat in Budapest, which resulted in the transfer of power to Ferenc Salashi.

 

Source of information about the photo:
1. Bundesarchiv / Bild 101I-680-8282A-16A

 

 

Location: Budapest, Hungary
Date: October 1944
Photo by Faupel

In : 1944

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