Heavy German tank Panzer VI “Tiger” № 243 at full speed

Panzer VI Tiger


Heavy German tank Panzer VI “Tiger” No. 243 of the first production series at full speed.
Panzer VI from the 2nd company of the 501st Wehrmacht heavy tank battalion (s.Pz.Abt.501) during the march from Bezerta to Jodeidu.
Panser VI heavy tank mounted canisters with water, the consumption of which in the engine cooling system in the conditions of the African climate was very high.

 

Sources of information about the photo:
1. M.B. Baryatinsky “Tiger”. The first complete encyclopaedia “(Moscow: Collection, Yauza, EKSMO, 2008, p. 144)
2. tiger1.info

 

 

Location: North Africa
Date: January 24, 1943

In : 1943

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