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The King Tiger was the informal name used by Allied soldiers for the German Tiger II tank. The official German designation of the tank was Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf. B. The Tiger II combined the thick armour of Tiger I and the armour sloping of the Panther medium tank. It was a heavy tank and weighed almost 70 tonnes. The Tiger II was armed with 8.8 cm KwK 43 L/71 anti-tank cannon. It was first used during the Normandy campaign in 1944.