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Osprey "King Tiger vs IS-2, 1945"
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Posted: Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 08:21 AM UTC
Frederick Boucher takes a look at "KING TIGER vs. IS-2, Operation Solstice 1945" from Osprey Publishing, #37 in their Duel Series.

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Posted: Monday, November 21, 2011 - 12:05 AM UTC




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That Tiger II left over 100 burning Soviet tanks blocking the avenue of advance.




Pretty amazing feat when you consider the Tiger II only carried 80-86 rounds of main gun ammo.

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Posted: Monday, November 21, 2011 - 12:26 AM UTC

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That Tiger II left over 100 burning Soviet tanks blocking the avenue of advance.




Pretty amazing feat when you consider the Tiger II only carried 80-86 rounds of main gun ammo.




Lol, maybe it was a bit like Battlefield 3

Good book review though
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Posted: Monday, November 21, 2011 - 01:42 AM UTC

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That Tiger II left over 100 burning Soviet tanks blocking the avenue of advance.




Pretty amazing feat when you consider the Tiger II only carried 80-86 rounds of main gun ammo.



The account was that the Tiger was there for some time and receiving ammo resupply; I certainly don't recall any claim of 'one-shot-one-kill'. That's why I included it retreated after artillery stopped the resupply. I wish they had put that account in this book. Perhaps subsequent research can not verify that it happened as recorded. :-)