Tank

   The Flying Elephant   What amazes me the most about history is how much of it we miss, even when we are in pursuit of this. In all the bears I have been immersing myself into military history, I have never before seen this design. But the Flying Elephant was a British super heavy […]

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The Daimler MarienWagen. Germany’s First Tank.

by Daniel Russ on October 27, 2011

  In some ways the monstrous MarienWagen Gepanzert was the German’s first tank, or rather, their reaction to seeing large English and French tanks on the battlefield at The Somme. They had two machine guns and two 20mm cannons. This monstrosity was built by Daimler. It was operated by six to ten people and fairly […]

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What If The Sniper In Saving Private Ryan Fired A Round Down The Barrel Of The King Tiger?

July 17, 2011

(The following discussion is fascinating to me if not a complete answer, since I still don’t know if a sniper round would have cooked off an 88mm round with a head on hit). As a former M1A1 Abrams tank crewman, please accept that I do have knowledge of the inside of one of these things.  […]

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Tiananmen Square From The Point Of View Of The Tank Driver. BRILLIANT!

May 1, 2010

Related Posts:Photos From China’s Chang’e 3 Lunar Lander and Yutu, Lunar Rover.The Flying Elephant. A Tank So Heavy The British Decided Not To Build It.How about a “Congratulations China” from the US?China Launches A Lunar RoverChina’s Second Puberty.

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Is This The New Russian MBT? Correction: NO. See Below.

October 6, 2009

The T-95 is a future main battle tank, in development at the Russian Federation‘s Uralvagonzavod plant (designers of the T-72 and T-90 series, and the only Russian facility currently producing tanks). It was first reported by Jane’s Defence Weekly in 1995, and announced by Russian official sources in 2000, but the tank has not been […]

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