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GERMANY

U.S.A.
M10 Wolverine
M4 Sherman
M3 Half-Track
Willys Overland Jeep MB
M7 Priest
B-17 Flying Fortress
SBD-6 Dauntless
P-51 Mustang
F4U Corsair
USS Enterprise
HMS Prince of Wales
USN Fletcher Class
USN Gato Class
LCVP Higgins Boat

GERMANY
PzKfW Mk.VI Tiger
PzKfW Mk.IV Panzer
Hanomag Sdkfz.251
VW Type 82 Kübelwagen
SdKfz.124 Wespe
Junkers Ju 87B Stuka
Messerschmitt Bf-109e

JAPAN
Chi Ha 97
Aichi D3A1 Val
A6M Zeke/Zero
IJN Shokaku Class
IJN Yamato
IJN Akizuki Class
U-Boat Type VII C
Dai-Hatsu 14M

U.K.
Spitfire Mk VB

RUSSIA
T-34/85
T34/76
BM-13N Katyusha "Stalin Organ"
Yak-9

 

PzKfW Mk.VI Tiger

The hull was welded together and used a similar layout as the Panther.

Turret was built from bent plates and were more rounded and could carry 22 rounds for ready use. The gun went all the way back to the rear of the turret, thus dividing the turret in half. The cupola for the commander did provide excellent viewing, but most often they chose to have their head outside the turret.

There was much wear on the barrel, so in later models a two piece barrel was installed to allow for easier maintenance.

The front sprocket provided the drive. The wheels were 9 sets of double bogie wheels overlapping which was an improvement of the interleaved design of the Ausf E.

Usage

First issued to training units in February and May 1944.

First encountered on the Eastern Front in May 1944 and the Western Front in August 1944. Saw action on both NW Europe and Russia. 150 were available in the Ardennes.

It was formed into independent battalions or formed into regiments for privileged Panzer divisions.

Befehlspanzer: Were converted from November 1944. Installed extra radios and had only 63 rounds. Only 20 were constructed.

Jagdtiger B: Mounted 128 mm gun in fixed superstructure on the Ausf B's chassis.


Crew Commander, gunner, loader, driver, radio operator
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Physical Characteristics  
Weight 153,000 lb, 150,000 lb,
68 tons, 69.7 tons, 66.93 tons1
69,800 kg, 69,400 kg, 68,000 kg1
Porsche: 69.4 tons
Length w/gun 32' 8", 33' 8.9"1
10.3 m, 10.286 m1
Length w/o gun 23' 10", 23' 9", 24' 2"
6.4, 7.26, 7.4 m
Height 10' 2", 10' 1", 10' 0.9"1
3.08 m, 3.09 m, 3.075 m1
Width 11' 11.5", 12' 3", 12' 5", 11' 10.7"1
3.76 m, 3.755 m, 3.8 m, 3.625 m1
Ground clearance 1' 7"
50 cm
Ground contact length 4.13 m
Ground pressure 15.2 psi
1.07, 0.78 kg/cm2
Turret ring diameter 6' 1"
Armament (mm)  
Main 88 mm KwK 43 L/71, 88 mm1
Secondary  
MG 7.92 mm MG34, coaxial, hull
7.92 mm MG42, AA
2: 7.92 mm MG1
Side arms  
Quantity  
Main 85, 72, 84
Porsche: 78
Secondary  
MG 5,850
Side arms  
Armor Thickness (mm)  
Hull Front, Upper 150@50°
Hull Front, Lower 100@0°
Hull Sides, Upper 80@25°
Hull Sides, Lower 80@0°
Hull Rear 80@30°
Hull Top 40@90°
Hull Bottom 25-40@90°
Turret Front 180@9°
Porsche: 60-110@round
Turret Sides 80@21°
Porsche: 80@30°
Turret Rear 80@21°
Porsche: 80@30°
Turret Top 40@78-90°
Porsche: 40@77-90°
Engine (Make / Model) Maybach HL 230 P301
Transmission Preselector, Maybach-Olvar 401216 B, 8 forward, 4 reverse
Capacity 175 gallons,
860 liters
Fuel used per 100 km of road: 782 liters
Performance  
Traverse 360°, hydraulic
Max Speed 24 mph, 21.75 mph1
35 kph1, 37 kph, 38 kph
Cross Country 11 mph, 10 mph,
15-20, 17 kph
Road radius 68 miles, 100 miles, 105 miles1
110 km, 170 km1
Cross country: 85 km
Turning Radius 16' 6",
2.08, 4.8 m
Elevation Limits -8° to +15°, -7.4° to +15°
Fording depth 5' 3",
1.6 m
Trench crossing 8' 2",
2.5 m
Vertical Obstacle 2' 10", 2' 9"
0.85 m
Suspension (Type) Torsion bar
Wheels each side 9 axles overlapped with twin wheels
Return rollers each side  
Track length  
Tires Steel
Track width 2' 5"
80 cm
Track centers/tread 2.79 cm
Production Henschel
Chassis nos. 280001-280489
1/44-3/45: 489
12/43-45: 487