Der Tiger: Schwere Panzerabteilung: Volume 2 (English and German Edition)

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Schwere Panzerabteilung 502 fought on the battlefields of Russia. As the first tank unit deployed with the new Tiger it saw its first action on the Leningrad front line at the end of August 1942. This was followed by combat around Leningrad and Ladoga sea front line and then in the Baltic countries.

This second volume in the DER TIGER photo book series uses images taken by photographers of the Propaganda Companies and private photographs taken by members of the 502 Panzer Abteilung. The photos are arranged in chronological order by place and sequence to show the Tiger tank in the field, under maintenance, and in action. Over 150 wartime photographs.

Formation in May 1942 - first action at Leningrad frontline Winter 1942/43 - second battle of Ladoga Unit completion in April 1943 - Move to the Leningrad Front Summer 1943 - third battle of Ladoga Autumn Winter 1943/44 - Pustoshka - Nevel Narva Summer 1944 - Ostrov Daugavpils - Dünaburg Riga Courland Winter Spring 1944/45 - Memel bridgehead

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