This is a German pair of engine parts from the famous Tiger tank and its maybach HL230 engine. This pair are engine case and internal engine part a section of bar from drive shaft or piston something like that the pair of engine parts have smashed, ripped and bent by the impact of the explosion when the tank was hit and blew up but they are still very solid and have been very well cleaned both are perfect for display or any collection the size of the parts are 5-14 inches long. The parts are from the site of destroyed German tiger 1 tank of Schwere Panzer Abteilung 301 of the 9th Panzer Division part of the 5th Panzer Army recovered near Elsdorf south of Dusseldorf in the Ruhr pocket April 1945 battlefield. The relic comes with a A5 laminated information card.
The 5. Panzerarmee was formed on 8 December 1942 in North Africa through the restructuring of the LXXXX Armee Korps. It surrendered in Tunisia on 9 May 1943. The 5. Panzerarmee was reformed on 5 August 1944 by the redesignation of Panzergruppe West. It fought in Normandy and narrowly escaped being destroyed in the Falaise Pocket. In September 1944, the 5. Panzerarmee launched an unsuccessful counterattack against the U.S. Third Army in Lorraine before withdrawing to the German border. The 9th Division was then partly reformed with schwere panzer abteilung 301 getting new tiger 1 tanks the Army then took part in the failed Ardennes offensive in December 1944 and later fought at the Remagen bridgehead before being destroyed in the Ruhr Pocket on 17 April 1945.
German Tiger Tank of Schwere panzer Abteilung 301 knocked out in Elsdorf
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