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UNIQUE ID 223: JAGDTIGER TANK DESTROYER

(Model: Henschel Model)

U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, Aberdeen Proving Ground, USA

(Location: Display Park)


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Unique ID: 223
Added to Database: July 2008
Last Edited: July 2008
Type (ID): Jagdtiger (230)
Model (ID): Henschel Model (440)
Location Category (ID): U.S. Army Ordnance Museum (70050)
Location (ID): Display Park (70060)
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Location History:
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1: Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG, Nibelungen, Sankt Valentin, Austria (Sole manufacturer February 1944-May 1945)
2: Neustadt, Germany (Abandoned)
3: U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Harford County, Maryland, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved German Tanks publication:

This is one of two Jagdtigers abandoned at Neustadt, near Wied, in Germany. It was built in October 1944 and has chassis number 305020. It had the tactical number “331” and carried an ‘ambush’ camouflage scheme. It has an anti-aircraft mount for an MG 42 on the engine deck. (Source: L. Archer). It is believed to have belonged to 1 Company, schwere Panzerjäger Abteilung 512, although some sources state it came from sPzJgAbt 653. The other one had a faulty cooling system and could not be made mobile. This one may have been lost through lack of fuel; neither was disabled by its crew. This Jagdtiger had taken a number of hits but was otherwise in good condition. It has at least two ricochet marks on the glacis plate and it may have been one of these projectiles that has gouged a piece out of the gun mantlet. It was in this condition when it was captured by US troops. It was refuelled, and later transported to America for evaluation.

Text in Preserved German Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This is a Henschel version.


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October 2012

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 1 October 2012
Contributor: R.S. Eshleman
Photo ID: 9195
Added: 5 January 2014
Filename: img1808_...
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July 1983

Right view
2: Right view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 835
Added: 9 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Jag...
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Rear right view
3: Rear right view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 836
Added: 9 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Jag...
Views: 151
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Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 837
Added: 9 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Jag...
Views: 125
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Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 838
Added: 9 December 2008
Filename: Scan_Jag...
Views: 110
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Left view
6: Left view

Taken: 9 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1272
Added: 23 May 2009
Filename: Scan_Jag...
Views: 198
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