The Tiger tank, "lord" of the Panzers and yet often entirely understood. A machine that was too rapidly completed and yet still a "teutonic knight."
The contradictory Tiger was had power and precision and yet was plagued with reliability issues, problems with maintenance and deficiencies in its mobility.To understand the "Tiger", you have to look elsewhere than in its mechanics and meet its crews, know its origins, master its cogs in the smallest detail. This machine cut its teeth in the deserts of Africa and the steppes of Kalmuck, it haunted the Vosges forests through to the Norman bocage and died in a devastated Berlin. This book covers all the aspects of this tank and thus allows the reader to understand precisely the reasons of its success and its fame.