Clockwise from top: German forces advancing near Bagn in Valdres, King Haakon VII of Norway and his son Crown Prince Olav during a German air raid on Molde, German bombing of the coastal fortress Oscarsborg, German Gebirgsjäger troops near Narvik, and Norwegian artillery in action near Narvik. This Day in History: Apr 9, 1940: Germany invades Norway and Denmark in Operation Weserübung http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/
Königtiger The Tiger was the best tank in WW2. They made only 1550, yet even with Allied Air Superiority, these few Tigers won great victories on all battlefields, from Normandy too Tunisia to Kursk to Leningrad. In one skirmish in 1945, 3 young SS tank commanders took on 70 Soviet tanks. End result 70 knocked out T-34s/JS-2s, 3 KingTigers unscathed.