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December 1944

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    Hello,
    i'm looking for camouflaage patterns of a Panther tank from the 116 th panzef and a King tiger from the 501 panzer in December 1944.Can someone help me?
    kind regards
    Frank

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    a panther from the 116th which was captured and is now on display

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    heres a good painting of pieper of the 1st SS spearheading the 501st heavy panzer divison

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    heres the logos for all who are interested:

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    Last edited by talltom; 01-10-2012 at 05:54 PM. Reason: added pictures

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    thx Tom

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    Quote by franky104g View Post
    thx Tom
    a pleasure im glad i could help are you making a model?

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    Quote by talltom View Post
    a pleasure im glad i could help are you making a model?
    Yep,infact 2 models,1 Panther and 1 King Tiger both on scale 1/16

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    Quote by franky104g View Post
    scale 1/16
    now that sounds preaty cool you going to post pictures when you've finished

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    Tom, where is the captured panzer on display? It looks terrific!

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    Quote by sandgroper View Post
    Tom, where is the captured panzer on display? It looks terrific!
    its in the town of Houffalize in the belgian Ardennes mountains. It belonged to the german 116th Panzer-Division called the Windhund-Division. The tank was abandoned by its crew during the Battle of the Bulge after it fell off a bridge.

    hope that helps
    Last edited by Adrian; 01-11-2012 at 10:00 AM. Reason: Spelling of 'Houffalize' corrected to help future searches.

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    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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