Came across this and wanted to share how you moved early tanks around when not in combat. Looks like this was done by The Tank Museum (Bovington), which is pretty neat. Note that this seems to be the convoy for a single Mark IV, though I admit I haven’t looked too deeply into that. さら後続のトラクターを輸送してるトラクションエンジン群は大迫力だなｗ […]Read More Early Strategic Mobility for Tanks
I’m a big fan of Forgotten Weapons and the work that they do in researching and examining historical and interesting firearms, so when Ian released this video, I was extremely pleased and wanted to share it with all of you! This is Ian’s work and research, and I make no claim to any of the […]Read More Video – WW1 German Anti-Tank Rifle Versus British Tank Armor
Another Quora question about tanks! I was happy to answer this one, it’s the sort of thing you see brought up a lot in conversation about vehicles from World War 2 and even today. Answer by Agares Tretiak: Thank you for asking me to answer! There’s a lot involved in the design of a tank, […]Read More What improvement on a Tiger 1 would have made the tank a true world-beater?
Here’s another period film, related to the production of American tanks and the issues and general process that was used for the task of the industrial mass production of tanks. While it clearly blows Chrysler’s horn loud and clear, it’s pretty neat to see one of the more overlooked aspects of the war. The film […]Read More “Assembly Lines of Defense” – Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant (Chrysler) Film
In the build up to American involvement in World War 2, which was perceived to be inevitable by the Roosevelt administration, there were numerous films made by various studios to help increase recruitment into the Armed Services. This one, from 1941 is a color film for recruiting men for the 1sr Armored Force. It shows […]Read More “The Tanks Are Coming!” – Vintage Recruiting Film
While I will grant you it has been some time since Tankfest NorthWest 2016 (it took place on May 30th), I feel it was well worth the wait to write my article, in order to accumulate some of the pictures that were taken during the event. And boy do we have a treat in store […]Read More Tankfest NorthWest 2016
Here’s another Quora post I answered! In this case, I was asked to by another Quora user. Enjoy this interesting tidbit of history :) Answer by Agares Tretiak: Thank you for asking me to answer! Ramming a tank with another tank has been used at least once in warfare, in order to cripple the enemy […]Read More How effective would a tank ram be?