Author Profile: Col Robert Icks

We shot this short video a couple days ago taking a look at tank author and researcher Col. Robert Icks.  Icks (1900-1985) was one of the first people to write extensively on the topic of tanks and armored vehicles.  His work would inspire many other researchers and writers to explore the topic.

Book Alert: Mephisto

A brief video about a new book from the Queensland Museum on the A7V tank “Mephisto”.

 

Military History Not Visualized: T-35 – The Idea and Combat Performance with Francis Pulham

Over at the Military History Not Visualized Channel on youtube, they have posted an audio only interview with Francis Pulham, author of the book Fallen Giants: The Combat Debut of the T-35A Tank.

Book Review: Hungarian Armored Forces of World War II

A video book review of Hungarian Armored Forces in World War II (Photosniper) by Peter Mujzer, published by Kagero as part of their Photosniper series.

Book Review: SD.KFZ.6 Mittlerer Zugkraftswagen 5t

Here is our video book review of Sd.Kfz. 6 Mittlerer Zugkfraftwagen 5t (Camera ON) by Alan Ranger.

 

 

Video Book Review: Tank Wrecks of the Eastern Front 1941-1945

We review the latest in the Images of War series from Pen & Sword Publishing, Tank Wrecks of the Eastern Front 1941–1945: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War) by Anthony Tucker-Jones.

Video Book Review: German Heavy Fighting Vehicles

We review the new book German Heavy Fighting Vehicles of the Second World War: From Tiger to E-100 by Kenneth Estes.

Video Book Review: Tanks of the USSR and International Tank Development

In this video we review two books by Alexander Ludeke, International Tank Development From 1970 (Fact File) and Tanks of the USSR 1917-1945 (Fact File).

Video Book Review: Tank Craft Series

We recently recieved copies of four different titles in the Tank Craft series.  Rather than review these all in one long video, we recorded an introduction video with some commentary about the series overall, followed by seperate videos for each book.  The titles covered in these are:

T-34: Russia’s Armoured Spearhead (Tank Craft)

Panzer IV: 1939-1945 (Tank Craft)

Panzer I & II: Blueprint for Blitzkrieg 1933–1941 (Tank Craft)

Jagdpanther Tank Destroyer: German Army and Waffen-SS, Western Europe 1944–1945 (Tank Craft)

 

 

 

 

Video Book Review: Panzer IV on the Battlefield 2

We take a look a the book Panzer IV on the battlefield, Volume 2 (World War Two Photobook Series) by Craig Ellis