|Pz.Kpfw.VI Tiger Ausf. B „Königstiger” TECHNICAL and OPERATIONAL HISTORY|
A new series of books on selected types of armor, ships and aircraft by Model Hobby.
Each volume contains a technical description of thes subject equipment along with CAD and 3D drawings, a separate chapter on its combat deployment and an accompanying set of maps, organigrams (organizational structures) and camouflage/markings color plates (2D and 3D).
The series is spearheaded by a volume on Tiger Ausf. B, to be released in June 2007, featuring a hard cover binding, 480 pages, including 57 pages of text, 105 pages of drawings, 34 organigrams (unit organizations at various time periods), 331 photographs, 11 maps and 120 color pages with 167 profiles, both 2D (camouflage patterns used by practically all units equipped with the Tiger Ausf. B, including most of the tanks participating in operation Wacht am Rhein with s.SS-Pz.Abt. 501) and 3D (all variants of the tank sporting various types of camouflage).
The book contains a brief operational history of each Tiger Ausf.B-equipped unit, enhanced with maps of selected combat engagements. Special emphasis is laid on the Waffen SS formations (including s.SS-Pz.Abt. 101 and s.SS-Pz.Abt. 501) and several areas of deployment, such as the Ardennes offensive and the fighting in Hungary during 1944-1945. Camouflage patterns, markings and insignia (if used), as applied by each unit, are also presented.
A number of other titles are currently in preparation.