Young reporters who know no better tease photographer colleagues by describing them as snappers.
Yet a good picture is worth a thousand words and can tell a story in a way that no wordsmith can hope to emulate.
This was one of the new replacement tanks that were delivered that month and has a small black 2 on the forward part of the turret and on the rear turret stowage box as a tactical identifier.
13./SS-Panzer-Regiment 1 was a schwere (heavy) Panzer-Kompanie of Panzer-Abteilung 502 equipped with Tiger tanks for the Leibstandarte Division which was established at Fallingbostel at the end of November 1942. This is during manoeuvres in May 1943 near the city of Kharkov, in preparation for Operation Zitadelle.
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It was the camera of choice by pros until the middle of the 1960’s.
And even today it’s still a camera that was often mentioned by photographic websites as an excellent way to get into medium format.
Tiger ‘114’ commanded by Alfred Rubbel of the 503rd Heavy Panzer Battalion (abbreviated s. Small modiﬁcations were continuously incorporated on armored vehicles and here included a rain guard over the binocular telescope in the gun mantlet, ﬁtted in the ﬁeld.German Tiger Tanks are the most famous tanks of all time.Nothing else - not Panthers, not Leopards, not Shermans - even really comes close.— among them a young Prince William, head bowed, walking behind his mother’s coffin; Princess Anne, at the wedding of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, suitably dressed along with all the other royals in mid-calf hemlines, glancing disdainfully at Princess Diana displaying a little royal leg; 007 Sean Connery looking grim in grim East Berlin; the stern-faced Enoch Powell cuddling his teddy bear; Tiger Woods at his first British Open.One Blackbrow masterpiece is the photograph of Steve Davis and Stephen Hendry playing snooker in the desert.