Henschel Tiger factory photos

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Alan Hamby
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Henschel Tiger factory photos

Post by Alan Hamby » Sat Feb 28, 2009 9:31 pm

I have added 3 new pages to my website documenting the building of the Tiger I at the Henschel factory. I hope you find the pictures as fascinating as I did.

The new pages start here:
http://www.alanhamby.com/factory1.shtml

Regards,
Alan Hamby

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Post by Robert E Morey » Sun Mar 01, 2009 4:16 am

Wow fascinating pictures Alan, many thanks for posting the link! -Bob

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Post by Allan Richards » Sun Mar 01, 2009 7:20 pm

Superb pictures and very interesting commentary. The jig machining of the hull is a very modern concept still used in aircraft production. It would guarranttee interchangeability of components. Having said this in the first photo I still think that the drivers hatch is slightly big and the machinegun port is too high in the plate......!!!!
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Post by Tim Bowman » Sun Mar 01, 2009 7:56 pm

Excellent pictures Alan! Thank you for sharing them.

Tim
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Post by Matthijs Dijkstra » Sat Mar 14, 2009 6:25 pm

Hi Allan,

Very intressting photo's and text!
That must have bin hell for those workers during the last few days!
Thanks for sharing.

Matthijs

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