Seventeen Tiger I tanks from German schwere Panzer Abteilung 504 (s.Pz.Abt. 504) fought in Sicily in 1943 against the Allied invasion forces.
When the first elements of s.Pz.Abt. 504 were sent to North Africa, the 2nd Ko. remained on Sicily
During the attack on the Allied beachhead near Gela, s.Pz.Abt. 504 lost approximately 10 Tigers
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