German paratroopers on the armor Tiger II №222 during the offensive in the Ardennes

Tiger II

“King Tiger” number 222 and paratroopers (Fallschirmjäger) from the 1st battalion (from left to right): Obergefreiter Koos, oberjeger Lenz, oberjeger Leove, oberjeger Hess. Traffic controller at the intersection, SS-Obersharführer Perzin. The action takes place December 17, 1944 &

“King Tiger” №222 of SS-Pz.-Abt. 501 will be lost near the bridge over the Amblev River in Stavelot on the night of December 19, 1944 as part of the Zandig battle group. It was destroyed by bazooka shots of the 291st sapper battalion of the 30th US infantry division. There is also information that the self-propelled gun M10 (commander Sgt. Ray Dudley) of the 823rd battalion of tank destroyers participated in the destruction of the “Tiger” According to others, the “Tiger” fell under the bombing of Allied aviation on December 20, 1944.



Location: Belgium
Date: December 1944

In : 1944

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