PzKpfw VI B - Album photos

The Panzerkampfwagen VI Konigstiger, or Sd.Kfz. 182 Panzer VI ausf B Tiger II, nicknamed the Konigstiger (Royal Tiger), is a German tank of the Second World War. Produced at 50 units for the "Porsche" turret model, 439 units for the "Henschel" turret model, this tank was equipped with a large armour, an anti-tank gun giving it the ability to put out of action all Allied tanks in service during the last two years of the conflict, but it had the same engine as the Panther tank. Its weight-to-power ratio was therefore lower, it was slow and unsylenceable, extremely fuel-intensive, and had to change tracks before and after any rail transport.
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