Recent World of Tanks History Videos

Here are a few relatively recent videos from World of Tanks looking at tank development history.  No gaming content here, just tank history.

 

 

 

 

 

Video: The Strange Tanks of Michigan

Here is a video on some of the oddball tanks that can be found sitting outside in various locations in the great state of Michigan. Thanks to Loren and Paul Hannah for letting me use their pictures of the M4 105mm gun tank in Detroit. Thank you also the creators of the USA AFV Register, which provided much of the information used in this video.

M3 versus Sd.Kfz. 251

We had a little extra time in the recording studio last week so we did an impromptu piece on the M3 vs the “Hanomag” half-tracks.

Tanks of World War II – Episode 4: Panzer II

Here is episode four of our video series The Tanks of World War II.  This episode finishes up our look at the Polish Campaign of 1939 and examines the German Panzer II and it’s variants.

“A poor tank, a useless tank, and the worst tank in the world” – Lindybeige and The Chieftain

Over at the Lindybeige youtube channel, Lindy and The Chieftain look at some less than stellar tanks at the Tank Museum at Bovington.

 

The Tank Museum: The Matilda Diaries Part 22

Here is part 22 of the Matilda Diaries series from the Tank Museum at Bovington.  This video series documents the restoration of the Matilda infantry tank housed at the Tank Museum.

Military History Not Visualized on Halftracks

Over at the Military History Not Visualized youtube channel, they take a look at the question of why halftracks fell out of favor after World War II?

Tank Chats #52 and #53, Sherman Crab and Matilda CDL

Here are a couple new Tank Chats videos from the Tank Museum at Bovington featuring tank historian and author David Fletcher.


The Chieftain: Tankfest Thoughts 2018 Part 1

Over at his youtube channel, World of Tanks chief North American researcher Nicholas “The Chieftain” Moran has posted part 1 of his observations from the recent Tank Fest 2018 event at the Tank Museum at Bovington.

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.