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Tiger Tank Manufacturer Henschel


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Henschel & Sohn of Kassel was a well known Manufacturer of heavy industrial and railroad equipment, especially locomotives

and large dock cranes. Because of the size and weight of the Tiger 1 and Tiger 2 tanks, Henschel was considered to be the

ideal Manufacturer having all the facilities needed to produce such a heavy vehicle, Henschel also had a fine engineering staff

and a complete vehicle test facility they also produced Panthers along side the Tiger 1 production due to heavy demand for

Panthers, but were the sole Manufacturer of the Tiger 1 & Tiger 2 ( King Tiger ).

 

Here are some photo's taken inside the Henschel factory.

 

Pic.1 the production line

 

pic 2 attaching the turret

 

pic 3 near ready condition

 

pic 4 completed and parked in courtyard at side of offices.

 

pic 5 & 6 being loaded onto special railcar at Henschel plant.

 

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