The Ferdinand (or Elefant) just radiates awesome. A great additional to any wargamer’s German army.
Ferdinands first saw combat in the Battle of Kursk, there where eighty-nine in the battle. The most concentrated usage of the vehicle in the war.
A total of 91 Ferdinands were made between March and May 1943.
After advancing through the Soviet lines, it was hampered by design flaws, like the lack of peripheral vision or a machine gun as secondary armament. In October and November 1943, 48 of the 50 surviving vehicles were modified by addition of a ball-mounted machine gun in the hull front.
The Ferdinand was superseded by the Jagdpanther.
This models is from Die Waffenkammer.