Hitler's King Tiger Tank Were Just a Bad Idea
The National Interest -

Michael Peck

National Security, Europe

Late war Germans tanks like the Tiger and Panther had a reputation for being over-engineered and mechanically finicky.

Here’s What You Need to Remember: Nazi Germany's Tiger is arguably the most famous tank of World War II. With its thick armor and devastating 88-millimeter gun, the Mark VI—or Tiger I—soon earned a devastating reputation on the battlefield.

Designed as a breakthrough tank for breaching enemy defenses, and allocated to a handful of special...

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