Mouse tank was a German World War II super-heavy tank completed in late 1944. It is the heaviest fully enclosed armoured fighting vehicle ever built. The basic design was suggested by Ferdinand Porsche to Adolf Hitler in June 1942, who finally approved it. Work on the design began; the first prototype, to be ready in 1943.It was initially to receive the name Mammut (Mammoth). This was reportedly changed Maus (Mouse) in February 1943, which became the most common name for this tank. Five were ordered, but only two hulls and one turret were completed. These two prototypes underwent trials in...
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