I am writing again!

I am pleased to say that I am currently, due to recent events (pandemic), in the process of doing an entire-rewrite of my German Camouflage and Tactical Markings article series in order to reflect more accurate information and analysis, bigger and better examples of the colors, patterns, applications, and examples of German Camouflage, and to … Continue reading I am writing again!

Early Strategic Mobility for Tanks

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. https://twitter.com/i/status/1141285028602642432Continue reading Early Strategic Mobility for Tanks

What improvement on a Tiger 1 would have made the tank a true world-beater?

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‚Äôs a lot involved in the design of a tank, … Continue reading What improvement on a Tiger 1 would have made the tank a true world-beater?

“Assembly Lines of Defense” – Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant (Chrysler) Film

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 … Continue reading “Assembly Lines of Defense” – Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant (Chrysler) Film