Schweren Panzer-Abteilung "Tiger" (Tiger Battalion)

By Christian Ankerstjerne

Organization

Crew and Equipment

Schwere Panzerkompanie e, 1 November 1943
Personnel
Officers 4
Non-commissioned officers 55
Enlisted 97
Infantry weapons
Pistol 89
Rifle 66
Submachine gun 20
Light machine gun 30
Soft-skinned vehicles
Bicycle 3
Motorcycle 2
Motorcycle with sidecar 2
Light staff car 6
2 ton truck 1
3 ton truck 3
4½ ton truck 6
Le Zgkw 1 t (Sd Kfz 10) 2
Armored vehicles
Pz Kpfw Tiger 14

Formations

Legend.
Legend.

Platoon

Crew line-up.
Crew line-up.
Line assembly formation.
Line assembly formation.
Row assembly formation.
Row assembly formation.
Row march and combat formation.
Row march and combat formation.
Double row march and combat formation.
Double row march and combat formation.
Wedge march and combat formation.
Wedge march and combat formation.

Company

Line march and combat formation.
Line march and combat formation.
Company column.
Company column.
Double row formation.
Double row formation.
Wedge combat formation.
Wedge combat formation.
Broad wedge combat formation.
Broad wedge combat formation.

Additional Reading

Pz Kpfw Tiger Ausf. E
Information about the Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf. E
Pz Kpfw Tiger Ausf. B
Information about the Panzerkampfwagen Tiger Ausf. B

Sources

  1. Allgemeines Heeresamt. Kriegsstärkenachweisung (Heer) : schwere Panzerkompanie e. Berlin : Allgemeines Heeresamt, 1943. 6 p. KStN 1176 e.
  2. Heereswaffenamt. Merkblatt für Ausbildung und Einsatz der schweren Panzerkompanie Tiger. Berlin : Oberkommando des Heeres, 1943. 17 p. Merkblatt 47a/29.
  3. Heereswaffenamt. Merkblatt für den Einsatz der schw. Panzer-Abteilung "Tiger". Berlin : Oberkommando des Heeres, 1943. 4 p. Merkblatt 47a/30.