Video: Tank Chats #48 Centaur Dozer

The Tank Chats series featuring David Fletcher of the Bovington Tank Museum continues looking at the British WWII “Funnies”, examining the Centaur Dozer variant.

Video: M20 75mm Recoilless Rifle

In this video, the Forgotten Weapons website takes a look at the M20 75mm Recoilless Rifle.

Tank Chats #47 King Tiger

Here is a new entry in the Tank Chat series from the Tank Museum at Bovington.  This one takes a look at the famous German WWII King Tiger tank.

Jordan opens Royal Tank Museum

The AP18035448649196-640x400Kingdom of Jordan has opened up a new museum dedicated to tanks and military history and showcasing over 100 armored vehicles.  According to news articles, the museum collection has been assembled over the last ten years and contains vehicles from the Jordanian Armed Forces as well as machines from other countries given as gifts or through military exchange programs.  While we have not seen a complete list of all the vehicle types on display, based on the photos and videos made available so far, this is a very impressive collection of vehicles, including some relatively rare WWII era vehicles.

For more, check out these links to various news articles and the video below.

The Jordan Times – King Opens Royal Tank Museum

Al-Monitor – Jordan shows off its arsenal in new tank museum

The Jerusalem Post – Jordan Displays Military Tech Israel Faced in Early Wars

Video: B1bis

For those that want to see and hear a B1bis being run, here is some footage that recently showed up on youtube.  This footage comes from the Retromobile 2018 show in France.  The flames coming from the exhaust are quite impressive.

Video: Treat ’em Rough? The U.S. Army Armor Branch Since the Great War by Dr. Robert Cameron

We recently came across this video from June of last year featuring author and historian Dr. Robert Cameron giving a lecture describing the history of the U.S. Armor Branch.  He is the author of the book Mobility, Shock, and Firepower: The Emergence of the U.S. Army’s Armor Branch, 1917-1945.  This book is available as a free download here.

Tank Chats #46 Ram Kangaroo | The Funnies

Another Tank Chats video.  The Ram Kangaroo.