King Tiger Of Nazi Germany: A Shroud Of Secrecy


King Tiger Of Nazi Germany: A Shroud Of Secrecy

King Tiger is a famous tank in Germany. The design of the king tiger is so effective that it can able to breakdown the defense tank. This tank was so heavy, almost sixty ton. However, king tiger protected by the armor around 100 to 185mm in the front. The tank had long-barrelled anti-tank cannon. This battle tank was so efficient that it could able to resist the opponent tank. The tiger tank first used in the year 1942.

However, the tiger tank was very m8uch famous at that time. Then, after the tiger, one Germany founded tiger tank II. This tank was very much advance in engineering technology. Moreover, during the last period of the second world war, the soldiers could not use this tank properly. The reason was the technology was so advance, and the soldiers were not skilled in that purpose. So they did not know the proper procedure of how they can use this tiger II effectively on the battlefield.

About King Tiger Tank

King Tiger Of Nazi Germany: A Shroud Of Secrecy
King Tiger Of Nazi Germany: A Shroud Of Secrecy

Germany launched this tiger tank one and two. However, in the year 1939, the development of the tiger tank began for the future battlefield. The tank contained 88mm gun in it and was 60 tons, which is much heavier than the other tank — however, the tiger tank prototype schedule on the birthday of Hitler, 20th April 1942. The engineers changed the design of this tiger tank as required. Moreover, many companies made the versions of tiger tank. Russia made the version of the Tiger tank, which was 34 tons and had better specifications than the earlier tiger tank. Henschel company made the version of a tiger tank, which was around 30 tons and had a 75 mm gun.

In the year 1942, the new version of the tiger tank from Henschel and Porsche both show the features of the tiger tank infant of Hitler. Hence, the first tiger tank started its production based on the Henschel design because the design of the Henschel was very efficient and superior.

The Problems Of Tiger Tank

There were several things that it created a problem on the battlefield. The problems of this king tiger tank were mentioned below in this article.

  • However, the tiger tank can consume time. It would take more time to fix the parts of the tank and keep running the tank. However, the cost of the tank was more expensive than the other tank which the opponent used in the battle.
  • The most vital problem of this tank was this tank got stuck when it runs through the mud, sand, and any other rough terrain. However, it can be stuck in the snow as well. The tank was very much heavy than the other tank of the battle. This weight made the tank slow.
King Tiger Of Nazi Germany: A Shroud Of Secrecy
King Tiger Of Nazi Germany: A Shroud Of Secrecy

Thus, it is the whole history of the king Tiger tank, which belonging to German. This tiger tank played a great role in World War II.

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