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UNIQUE ID 219: TIGER II TANK

(Model: Henschel Turret Model)

Schweizerische Militärmuseum, Full, Switzerland

(Location: Museum Building)


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Unique ID: 219
Added to Database: July 2008
Last Edited: 30 June 2010
Type (ID): Tiger II (210)
Model (ID): Henschel Turret Model (400)
Location Category (ID): Schweizerische Militärmuseum (17710)
Location (ID): Museum Building (17710)
Serial Number: “280215” - chassis number.
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “341” and German crosses painted on turret sides. Painted overall in a green, brown and yellow camouflage scheme.
In the 1980’s: “331” and German crosses painted on the turret sides. 1 SS Panzer Korps emblem painted on glacis. Painted overall in a dark green and yellow camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference:
Links: Königstiger.ch
– German

– English
– Gallery
1 SS Panzerkorps – Wikipedia
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Wegmann & Co, Kassel, Nordhessen, Germany (Henschel-designed turret manufacturer)
2: Henschel und Sohn, Kassel, Nordhessen, Germany (Chassis manufacture and vehicle assembly September 1944)
3: France (In a camp after the war)
4: Panzermuseum, Thun, Bern, Switzerland (Until 2006)
5: Schweizerische Militärmuseum, Full, Zurzach, Aargau, Switzerland (Current location)



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October 2010

Engine compartment
1: Engine compartment

Taken: 15 October 2010
Contributor: W. Dirks
Photo ID: 3868
Added: 31 October 2010
Filename: IMG-0048...
Views: 2196
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

 

Turret interior, looking through rear hatch
2: Turret interior, looking through rear hatch

Taken: 15 October 2010
Contributor: W. Dirks
Photo ID: 3869
Added: 31 October 2010
Filename: IMG-0040...
Views: 7887
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

 

Forward crew compartment cover
3: Forward crew compartment cover

Taken: 15 October 2010
Contributor: W. Dirks
Photo ID: 3870
Added: 31 October 2010
Filename: IMG-0044...
Views: 2131
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Roadwheels
4: Roadwheels

Taken: 15 October 2010
Contributor: W. Dirks
Photo ID: 3871
Added: 31 October 2010
Filename: IMG-0057...
Views: 1515
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Suspension torsion bar arms
5: Suspension torsion bar arms

Taken: 15 October 2010
Contributor: W. Dirks
Photo ID: 3872
Added: 31 October 2010
Filename: IMG-0063...
Views: 5313
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Turret and basket
6: Turret and basket

Taken: 15 October 2010
Contributor: W. Dirks
Photo ID: 3873
Added: 31 October 2010
Filename: IMG-0037...
Views: 1738
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Final drive components
7: Final drive components

Taken: 15 October 2010
Contributor: W. Dirks
Photo ID: 3874
Added: 31 October 2010
Filename: IMG-0089...
Views: 1562
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

    

    



July 2009

Front left view on hull
8: Front left view on hull

Taken: 11 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 3383
Added: 30 June 2010
Filename: IMG_4095...
Views: 1476
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



 

Engine compartment
9: Engine compartment

Taken: 11 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 3384
Added: 30 June 2010
Filename: IMG_4202...
Views: 1429
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



 

Turret close-up
10: Turret close-up

Taken: 11 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 3385
Added: 30 June 2010
Filename: IMG_4964...
Views: 2501
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Radiators, before and after restoration
11: Radiators, before and after restoration

Taken: 11 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 3386
Added: 30 June 2010
Filename: IMG_4080...
Views: 1633
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Radiator fans, new and original
12: Radiator fans, new and original

Taken: 11 July 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 3387
Added: 30 June 2010
Filename: IMG_4079...
Views: 1946
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

    



August 2008

Rear left view
13: Rear left view

Taken: 30 August 2008
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1456
Added: 21 June 2009
Filename: IMG3157_...
Views: 1471
Select/Has Priority: 22/22
    



 

Hull top view
14: Hull top view

Taken: 30 August 2008
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1457
Added: 21 June 2009
Filename: IMG3109_...
Views: 1732
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



 

Turret on stand
15: Turret on stand

Taken: 30 August 2008
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1458
Added: 21 June 2009
Filename: IMG3108_...
Views: 1580
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Turret front
16: Turret front

Taken: 30 August 2008
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1459
Added: 21 June 2009
Filename: Dig_KT_F...
Views: 1561
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Upper rear view on hull
17: Upper rear view on hull

Taken: 30 August 2008
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1460
Added: 21 June 2009
Filename: IMG3073_...
Views: 1688
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Turret close-up
18: Turret close-up

Taken: 30 August 2008
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1519
Added: 28 June 2009
Filename: Dig_KT_F...
Views: 1461
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



Top view on engine compartment
19: Top view on engine compartment

Taken: 30 August 2008
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1520
Added: 28 June 2009
Filename: Dig_KT_F...
Views: 1551
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

    

    



September 2007

Front view, photo by Schwepps 88
20: Front view, photo by Schwepps 88

Taken: 27 September 2007
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 1533
Added: 28 June 2009
Filename: Dig_KT_F...
Views: 1733
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

    

    



September 2006

Front left view, photo by D. Clemént
21: Front left view, photo by D. Clemént

Taken: 26 September 2006
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 1447
Added: 15 June 2009
Filename: Dig_Ktig...
Views: 1896
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    



 

Rear left view, photo by D. Clemént
22: Rear left view, photo by D. Clemént

Taken: 26 September 2006
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 1448
Added: 15 June 2009
Filename: Dig_Ktig...
Views: 1427
Select/Has Priority: 22/0
    

    



April 1984

Front left view
23: Front left view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1323
Added: 30 May 2009
Filename: Scan_Kin...
Views: 2755
Select/Has Priority: 20/0
    



 

Front left view
24: Front left view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1324
Added: 30 May 2009
Filename: Scan_Kin...
Views: 2950
Select/Has Priority: 16/0