Tiger I Mid Version Normandy 70th Anniversary 1/35 Academy

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The Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger was an answer to the unexpectedly formidable Soviet armor encountered in the initial months of the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union, particularly the T-34 and the KV-1. The Tiger I is the first tank mounting the 88mm gun in its initial armored fighting vehicle-dedicated version, which in its Flak version had previously demonstrated its effectiveness against both air and ground targets. During the course of the war the Tiger I saw combat on all German battlefronts. It was usually deployed in independent tank battalions, which proved to be quite formidable. While the Tiger I was feared by many of its opponents, it was over-engineered, used expensive and labor-intensive materials and production methods and was time-consuming to produce. Only 1,347 were built between August 1942 and August 1944.

Please see the paint guide below for the manufacturer’s suggested colors.


Product Details:

Scale: 1/35
Skill Level: 4
Length: 9.5”
Height: 3.4”
Parts: 360+
- Painting and assembly required
- 10 sprues
- Molded in high-quality plastic
- One decal sheet
- Poly caps
- One-piece black flexible tracks
- One-piece lower hull
- One photo-etched fret
- Zimmerit tool
- Optional first road wheels
- Optional position parts
- Includes figure

- Includes decals and paint guides for the following versions:

  1. SS sPz, Abt.101, 1st Company, Normandy, France, July 1944
  2. SS sPz, Abt.101, 3rd Company, Amiens, France, May 1944
  3. SS sPz, Abt.101, 3rd Company, Mons, Belgium, winter 1943-44
  4. sPz, Abt.501, Eastern Front, April 1944
  5. Otto Carius, sPz, Abt.502, Battle of Malinava, Latvia, July 1944
  6. sPz, Abt.502, Battle of Narva, Estonia, early 1944
  7. sPz, Abt.506, Ukraine, April 1944
  8. sPz, Abt.506, Ukraine, winter 1943-44
  9. sPz. Abt.501, Eastern Front, March 1944
  10. sPz, Abt.503, Eastern Front, winter 1943-44
  11. sPz, Abt.508, near Rome, Italy, February 1944

- Illustrated instructions and paint guide

Paint Guide:

Flat Black
Red Brown
Sandy Yellow
German Grey
Field Grey
Dark Green (for versions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10 and 11 above only)
Flat White (for versions 6, 8, 9 and 10 above only)