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Tiger I tank of German Army Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 508 driving through the Porta del Popolo in Rome, Italy, 1944

Caption   Tiger I tank of German Army Schwere Panzer-Abteilung 508 driving through the Porta del Popolo in Rome, Italy, 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archive
Identification Code   Bild 101I-310-0880-31
More on...   
PzKpfw VI Ausf. E 'Tiger I'   Main article  Photos  
Photos at Same Place Rome, Italy
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 13 Feb 2010
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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
9 Feb 2011 03:31:13 PM

SEE ROME AND DIE: sPz.Abt508 schwere Panzer Abteilung made a road march of 125 miles via Rome to the Anzio front. During the march, the Tigers had many breakdowns and lost time. sPz.Abt508 was formed September 1943 and disbanded February 1945. sPz.Abt Lost 78 Tigers, Allied Losses 100 Tanks.

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WW2-Era Place Name Rome, Italy
Lat/Long 41.9115, 12.4760
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