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. BKing Tiger” from the 503rd heavy tank battalion of the Nazi Wehrmacht 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 Panzer VI Ausf. B photo:
1. Bundesarchiv / Bild 101I-680-8282A-16A

 

 

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

In : 1944

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