With the addition of the new Tiger tank to Das Reich in 1942, the newly formed eighth company adopted its own unique tactical markings.
The Tiger company changed the first digit from an 8 to an S for schwere (heavy) was followed by a two digit tank number denoting platoon and vehicle
|The Tiger company of Das Reich also used a unique white gnome painted on the turret side. For more infomation on this emblem click on the gnome.|
|Tiger I with "gnome" on turret side||Another shot of the "gnome" during Kursk|