One main track had snapped and three road wheels had been blown apart. From a distance the Tiger still looked every bit as menacing as it had always been, this tank though had seen its fair share of battle and had the scars on its armour to prove it.
The crew of the Tiger was huddled together dead in their steel tomb. After a successful campaign the tank lay lifeless in a field flames flickering from the engine compartment after being hit in the rear several times. A testament to its armour that it had survived so many hits.
One of the most feared weapons of World War II, the Tiger tank was a formidable tank at the forefront of tank design in its day. The Tiger nickname given by Ferdinand Porsche dominated the battlefields of Europe with its astonishing size, heavy armour, speed and firepower when it arrived in 1942.
Tiger, follows Tigers crews into battle in some intense and brutal battles against the Red Army. Even with a tank as formidable as the Tiger the German Army would suffer eventual defeat. This story is based on true accounts and gives an intimate picture of the tough existence for German tank crews. The life and death decisions these crews had to make during World War II on the Eastern Front.