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35 Stunning Images of Panther Tanks Knocked, Burnt, Captured and Abandoned in Normandy, you probably haven't seen before

The Tiger I gave the Wehrmacht its first tank which mounted the 88mm gun in its first armoured fighting vehicle-dedicated version: the KwK 36. During the course of the war, the Tiger I saw combat on all German battlefronts. It was usually deployed in independent heavy tank battalions, which proved highly effective

Pont-Farcy, Basse-Normandie, France. Photo taken between the 3rd and the 5th of August 1944. In a village left in ruins, a US Medical truck passes behind a wrecked Panzer IV Ausf. J medium tank of the 2.Panzer-Division. The Panzer IV formed part of the 8 Kompanie of Panzer Abteilung II, Panzer-Regiment 3 which blocked the crossroads at the centre of Pont-Farcy. It was destroyed during the liberation of the town by the 35th U.S. Infantry Division on the 2nd of August 1944

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King Tiger II. The Tiger II Or the King Tiger tank was produced sometime around 1944. But only a few of these were produced. 500 King Tigers were produced during the war.

A Sherman tank waiting to move forward during the battle for Cassino in Italy, 13 May 1944.