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The King Tiger (Captured) is an American tier 7 premium heavy tank.During World War II, all sides used captured enemy armored vehicles, painting them in the standard colors of their army as soon as possible and applying clearly visible markings to minimize the risk of "friendly fire".This vehicle was used by the 2nd Company of the 506th Heavy Panzer Battalion and was hit near Aachen in November 1944. It was captured by American troops and then repaired by the 129th Armored Ordnance Maintenance Battalion of the 7th Armored Division. On December 15, 1944, the vehicle was put into operation and filmed by American combat cameramen. This video was included in a movie collection devoted to the European Theater of Operations in which the U.S. Army took part. Nothing is known about the fate of this vehicle. This captured Tiger II tank is downtiered and available as tier 7 American premium heavy tank. It was essentially a Henschel Tiger II equipped with stock gun and with lowered HP and rate of fire. However, since it had the same amount of armor as tier 8 counterpart, it''s a formidable opponent to fight against. The King Tiger (Captured) is available for players who have a valid Twitch Prime subscription and connect their Wargaming account. The tank will become greyed out if the Twitch Prime subscription expires.
During World War II, all sides used captured enemy armored vehicles, painting them in the standard colors of their army as soon as possible and applying clearly visible markings to minimize the risk of "friendly fire".