Tank Chats #50 Type 95 Ha-Go

The tank museum Tank Chats series rounds off their first 50 videos with a look at the Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go light tank.

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

The Matilda Diaries

It’s time to catch up on the Matilda Diaries series from The Tank Museum at Bovington.  Here are episodes 17, 18, 19 and 20.

 

 

 

General Barnes Tank Patent

Here is a short new video looking at an interesting tank patent we found from General Barnes, head of Ordnance during WWII.

 

Video: Movie News

Here is a short video where we discuss news about an upcoming film on the 761st Tank Battalion.

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.