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German WW2 Tanks by David Pentland.  Original pencil drawings signed by top Knight's Cross tank Aces of WW2, Albert Kerscher and Alfred Rubbel.

Five brand new original pencils by artist David Pentland depicting tank actions of World War Two, each signed by either Albert Kerscher or Albred Rubbel.   

Detail from 'Kampfgruppe Carius'

Detail from 'Operation Strachwitz II'

The quintet of pencil drawings.


Kampfgruppe Carius by David Pentland.


Kampfgruppe Carius by David Pentland.

Near Lake Ricu, 12th - 16th July 1944.
Item Code : DP0100Kampfgruppe Carius by David Pentland. - Editions Available
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Defence of Narwa Bridgehead by David Pentland.


Defence of Narwa Bridgehead by David Pentland.

Albert Kerscher and Otto Carius, 17th March 1944.
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Retaking Tirtsu by David Pentland.
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Advance to the Start Line, Narva Bridgehead , Northern Russia , 6th April 1944 by David Pentland.
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Operation Strachwitz II by David Pentland.


Operation Strachwitz II by David Pentland.

Albert Kerscher and Otto Carius during the destruction of the Ostsack, Narwa, 6th April 1944.
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Opening the Cherkassy Pocket by David Pentland.


Opening the Cherkassy Pocket by David Pentland.

Heavy Tank Regiment Bake, 1st - 21st February 1944.
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Alfred Rubbel at Kursk by David Pentland.


Alfred Rubbel at Kursk by David Pentland.

Panzer commander Alfred Rubbel at the Battle of Kursk, 4th - 12th July 1943.
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Albert Kerscher (deceased)

German Army - Knights Cross with Oak Leaves. Oberfeldwebel Albert Kerscher was, like Otto Carius, a panzer ace from schwere Panzer Abteilung 502. He achieved his 100th kill in defending the Neuhauser Forest near Pillau, East Prussia in April 1945. On 22nd July 1944, 1st Lieutenant Otto Carius with his company of eight Tigers advanced towards the village on Malinava (northern suburb of Dunaburg) in order to halt the Russian advance. Carius and Kerscher took a Kubelwagen in order to check if the village was already in Russian hands. They discovered that Malinava had already been taken by the enemy. Carius recognised that the Russian tanks in the village were only advance troops waiting for the main force to arrive. He decided to recapture the village before the arrival of more Russian tanks. Carius returned to his company for briefing and explained his plan to take the village. He decided to attack the village with only two Tigers because there was only one road leading to the village and it meant very risky business. Six Tigers remained in the reserve while the Tigers of Carius and Kerscher moved towards the village of Malinava. Speed was the essence of the plan to take the Russians by surprise and immobilise their tanks. When they were about to enter the village, they could see two T-34/85 tanks rotating their turrets in their direction. Immediately Kerscher, following Carius at about 150 metres, fired two shots in rapid succession, and destroyed the two enemy tanks. This was the first time that Carius had encountered one of the latest JS-1 heavy tanks. The silhouette of the new heavy Russian tank was somewhat similar to that of the Tiger II, and Carius got confused at first but after a little hesitation, ordered his crew to fire at once, and the JS-1 burst into flames. Afterwards they realised that the entire battle was over in about twenty minutes. In such a short time, the two Tigers of Carius and Kerscher had knocked out 17 Russian tanks including the new JS-1. The Russians were taken by surprise and their quick and accurate perception of the situation were the main factors that led the two Tigers to victory. The achievement of Carius and Kerscher at Malinava is on the same level as the famous action of Michael Wittmann at Villers Bocage. He ended the war with a total score of 107. Albert Kerscher passed away on 12th June 2011.

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Oberstleutnant Alfred Rubbel (deceased)

Joining the Panzer forces in 1940, Alfred Rubbel served first with Panzer Regiment 29 in Mittel and the with Panzer Regiment 4 in the Caucasus. He transferred to the Tiger I Panzer and from March 1943 to May 1945 served, as Tank Commander, with Heavy Panzer Division 503. He was awarded the Iron Cross I and II, and had 57 Panzer victories from 79 Panzer battles. Rubbel was a close friend of Kurt Knispel, a fellow tank commander of Pz Abt 503 and top-scoring Panzer Ace.

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