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Tango0119 Aug 2017 9:58 p.m. PST

Warlord Games released their new plastic King Tiger kit

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Armand

JMcCarroll Inactive Member20 Aug 2017 12:11 p.m. PST

Great Models, but how many people are going to field three of them at one time?

andysyk20 Aug 2017 2:43 p.m. PST

Jocham Pieper

Tango0120 Aug 2017 2:55 p.m. PST

(smile)


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PMC31721 Aug 2017 5:57 a.m. PST

I suppose if you wanted to wargame the action at Ogledow in August 1944 where the Germans lost 13 King Tigers in a few days due to Russian ambushes… then you might need a box of three.

But in 28mm that's going to be a BIG table!

Stephen Hill22 Aug 2017 4:34 a.m. PST

Great looking vehicles & the zimmerit looks effective too. However in 28mm, I can see these used more for wargaming in the garden ?

Marc at work22 Aug 2017 5:43 a.m. PST

I thought you needed three so you could do all three colour schemes suggested…

Love the garden game idea

christot Inactive Member22 Aug 2017 10:06 a.m. PST

"Great Models, but how many people are going to field three of them at one time?"

trust me, they will find a way…

Tango0122 Aug 2017 11:03 a.m. PST

Glad you like them my friend!.


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GoodOldRebel26 Aug 2017 4:42 p.m. PST

I could get one for 'Chain of Command……and then never get to use it?

Sean Barnett01 Apr 2018 12:28 p.m. PST

1st Company, 503rd Heavy Panzer Battalion, was equipped with them when it went into action during Operation Goodwood on 18 July 44. Historically, they retired after losing a couple of tanks to fire from the flank (likely from the Guards Armoured Division) as they approached the corridor down which the British armored divisions were driving southward. At Historicon last year, I ran a hypothetical scenario with six of them that assumed that they weren't ambushed but instead got into a fight with 3rd British Infantry Division just southwest of the village of Banneville le Campagne.

deephorse01 Apr 2018 1:02 p.m. PST

And ……?

Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2018 3:05 p.m. PST

The 501st was reconstituted and name eventually changed in December 1944 to the 424th Heavy Tank Battalion. They had a mix of Tiger Is and IIs. Fought a major engagement at Lisow, Poland in January 1945 with OB at that time reported as 29 Tiger Is and 23 Tiger IIs.
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Dragon Gunner03 Apr 2018 5:25 a.m. PST

Berlin at the very end.

Lee49403 Apr 2018 4:01 p.m. PST

Market-Garden. Brand new off the assembly lines stopped the XXX Corps dead in its tracks (pun intended) at Elst. Believe the ones at Goodwood had the Porsche turret and were unreliable even for Tigers. They lost several in Goodwood because they couldn't shoot straight their sights knocked out of alignment by the air strike. Cheers!

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