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Academy 1/35 Tiger-I "Gruppe Fehrmann, Essel 1945" SE: Panzer Tank ACA13299
The Tiger I, a German heavy tank of the Second World War, was deployed from 1942 in Africa and Europe commonly in independent heavy tank battalions. The Tiger I gave the Wehrmacht its first armoured fighting vehicle that used the KwK 36 88-mm gun. In total 1,347 were built between August 1942 and August 1944.
The Gruppe Fehrmann was formed at the beginning of 1945 with the intention of going into the Ruhr area. It included six Tiger I and five Panther tanks. The Tiger tanks were commanded by Oberleutnant Ferhmann and were designated with 'F' to denote their 'Gruppe' commander.