Aberdeen Proving Ground rests on 72,962 acres in Aberdeen, Maryland. Since World War I it has been the one spot where the U.S. Army puts the test to both American and foreign ordnance and in 1944 the technicians at Aberdeen got a hold of a 61 1/2 ton German "battle-wagon", popularly known as the Tiger Tank (PZKW-VI). This is a nicely illustrated single page article that explains what they learned.
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