Tiger I by AMOK

Tiger I was released by AMOK Mainstore.


The Tiger I was a German heavy tank used in World War II. The initial official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausführung H. As for Tiger I, it was made 1,347 of them during 1945 from 1942.

Tigers were usually employed in separate heavy tank battalions (Schwere Panzerabteilung) under army command. These battalions would be deployed to critical sectors, either for breakthrough operations or, more typically, counter-attacks. A few favoured divisions, such as the Grossdeutschland or some of the low-numbered Waffen-SS divisions had a handful of Tigers.

I remember SS-Hauptsturmführer(Captain) Michael Wittmann of 101st.separate heavy tank battalion in the history of the war about Tiger. He was credited with the destruction of 138 tanks and 132 anti-tank guns, along with an unknown number of other armoured vehicles, making him one of Germany’s top scoring panzer aces. He continued fighting from 1941 to 1944 to be killed in action.

His battle in The Battle of Villers-Bocage of the time when Germany in particular is numerical inferiority attracts attention.

Wittmann was killed on 8 August 1944 while taking part in a counterattack ordered by Kurt Meyer, of the 12th SS Panzer Division to retake tactically important high ground near the town of Saint-Aignan-de-Cramesnil.

from Wittmann_Tiger_007.jpg(Wiki)

The gun turret of his Tiger vanishes, and it is easy to imagine that he died horrible death in battle. If anything, I am interested in the history than the tank itself. And it’s allowed to consider this to be a toy in-world.

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