In the second of two articles marking the 80th anniversary of the capture of Tiger 131, Phil Loder picks up the story as The Tank Museum decides to restore the Tiger to running order

Part Two

In the April issue of Classic Military Vehicle, we traced the history of Tiger 131 from its manufacture at the Henschel factory in Germany in 1943, to its brief time in the field in Tunisia with schwere Panzerabteilung (Heavy Tank Battalion) 504, its capture by the British First Army, and finally being shipped to Britain for technical analysis. In 1951, the Tiger arrived at The Tank

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