Tigers on the rampage


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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 217, no. (June 2006), p. 8-15


Just a week after D-Day, the Allies wanted to break out from their bridgehead. Sending their armoured units forward, they ran straight into the Tigers of German tank ace Michael Wittmann and the stage was set for a savage tank battle. Anthony Tucker-Jones tells the story of the brutal encounter in Villiers-Bocage