Subtitled "Panzerkampfwagon VI Tiger Ausf. E (SdKfz 181)" The German Tiger I was the most feared battle tank of the Second World War. This gives an insight into owning and operating one of these behemoths. The Tank Museum's Tiger '131' forms the centrepiece, which includes full photographic coverage of its strip-down and its engine, alongside personal recollections.
The German Tiger I was the most feared battle tank of the Second World War. Its invincibility lay in its main gun and heavy defensive armour. Using the successful "Haynes Manual" format, the "Tiger Tank Manual" gives an insight into acquiring, owning and operating one of these awesome fighting vehicles. The Tank Museum's Tiger '131' forms the centrepiece of this manual, which includes full photographic coverage of the strip-down of '131' and its engine. Vivid personal recollections describe what it was like to command a Tiger in war.
David Fletcher is the Tank Museum librarian, a prolific author, and a world expert on tanks. Mike Hayton and Stephen Vyse are museum volunteers who have been closely involved in the restoration of the Tank Museum's Tiger '131' to running order.
In series with the Haynes Spitfire and Lancaster Manuals. Published in association with the Tank Museum, Bovington. Features Bovington's fully restored Tiger I '131'. Tiger '131' is the world's only Tiger I in running order. Authoritative text focused on the practical and technical aspects of the aircraft. Fully illustrated in colour and black and white.