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  German Sd. Kfz. 181 PzKpfw VI Tiger I Heavy Tank - Panzer Regiment 2, Russia, 1943 (1:56 Scale)
German Sd. Kfz. 181 PzKpfw VI Tiger I Heavy Tank - Panzer Regiment 2, Russia, 1943

Hobby Master German Sd. Kfz. 181 PzKpfw VI Tiger I Heavy Tank - Panzer Regiment 2, Russia, 1943




 
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Product Code: HG0103

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Hobby Master HG0103 German Sd. Kfz. 181 PzKpfw VI Tiger I Heavy Tank - Panzer Regiment 2, Russia, 1943 (1:56 Scale) "The gun and armor of the Tiger were superb, making it in many ways the most formidable tank in service. Even so, it was poor in maneuver, it was slow, and its turret was a slow traverser in action. It was a tank which was, at its best, immobile in ambush, when its killing power was very frightening."
- Douglas Orgill, "German Armor"

The German Waffenamt issued an order to design the VK4501(H) (as the PzKpfw VI Ausf. E was then known) in May 1941, just one month prior to the commencement of Operation Barbarossa. Interestingly, Henschel und Sohn of Kassel was charged with building the heavily armored chassis while Krupp, by far the largest munitionwerks in Germany, was given the task of developing the turret. The PzKpfw VI Ausfuhrung E (type E) was one of the first German tanks to feature a torsion bar with eight interleaved wheels, which was designed to support the weight of the mammoth 57-ton tank. The Ausf. E mounted a huge 8.8cm KwK36 L/56 cannon and featured two MG34 machine guns for close support against enemy infantry. By war's end, 1,354 vehicles had been produced, some rolling off the Wegmann assembly line.

This particular 1:56 scale early production Tiger I tank bears the tactical number "S33" on its turret side and was attached to Panzer Regiment 2, then deployed to Russia in 1943. Sold Out!

Dimensions:
Length: 6 inches
Width: 2.5 inches

Release Date: June 2006

Features
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction
  • Rotating turret
  • Elevating gun
  • decorative display base
  • Accurate markings and insignia

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