No Sherman could take this on head up - It's was actually a much more powerful, longer range version than that of the King Tiger. One reason Patton was so sold on the Sherman is that he didn't have to fight in one!
This Panzer VI 'Tiger II' (Turret Nº from the schwere Panzer Abteilung 506 was captured by American troops and restored to a running condition by Company 'B' of the Ordnance Battalion, Armored Division in Gereonsweiler, Germany on the of December
Budapest, octobre 1944. Un « lourd » du 2./schwere Panzer-Abteilung 503 dans les rues de Budapest lors de l'opération « Panzerfaust » qui vise à s'assurer de la fidélité du régime hongrois aux forces de l'Axe, alors en pleine déroute.