- ’July 11th, 1944, the Caen Front. The 3rd battalion of German s.H.Pz.Abt. 503 was ordered to strike back against the Canadian units in Colombelles. They had just received the most powerful German heavy tanks then and they destroyed 12 Sherman tanks and captured another 2 on that day. Soon, the news of this new German tank spread among the Allied troops who gave it a simple but daunting name, the “King Tiger”. Caen, a town in Normandy, has been remembered because of the bloody battles in 1944. The King Tiger has been remembered by everyone who experience the Battle for Caen.
The TS-037 German Heavy Tank Sd.Kfz.182 King Tiger (Porsche Turret) is a limit edition product MENG will release for the memory of the Battle for Caen. The model is 290mm long and 108mm wide. This kit has a total of 567 parts. This kit provides the options for the King Tiger (Porsche Turret) at different periods. Its main gun and bow machine gun are movable. This kit includes a metal barrel, link & length tracks, fine PE parts and assembly jigs. As a limited edition kit, it also includes a souvenir for the Battle for Caen: a 1:50000 scale military map of Caen drawn in 1944. The SPS-060 German Heavy Tank Sd.Kfz.182 King Tiger (Porsche Turret) Zimmerit Decal and SPS-062 German Heavy Tank Sd.Kfz.182 King Tiger (Porsche Turret) Interior Set will be released at the same time.
- Scale 1/35