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Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger II


Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger II Specifications
This Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger II was knocked out of action on January 2, 1945, just west of the Belgian town of La Gleize.
This Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger II was knocked out of action on January 2, 1945, just west of the Belgian town of La Gleize.
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The Panzerkampfwagen VI (SdKfz 182) Tiger II was the most massive and heavily armored tank of World War II. Find specifications for the German "King Tiger" below.

Date of service: 1944

Country: Germany

Type: Heavy Tank

Dimensions: Length, 7.25 m (23.8 ft); width, 4.27 m (14 ft); height, 3.27 m (10.7 ft)

Combat weight: 62,324 kg (68.7 tons)

Engine: Maybach HL 230 V-12 gasoline

Armament: One KwK 43 88mm 71 caliber main gun; two 7.92mm Model 1934 machine guns

Crew: 5

Speed: 38 km/h (24 mph)

Range: 110 km (68 mi)

Obstacle/grade performance: 0.85 m (2.8 ft)

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