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It was such a leap forward in technology, size, and ammunition that its capabilities even gave the Allies pause to thank...
10/01/2020
Terrifying Potential - Most Advanced Tank of WWII Never Saw Action

It was such a leap forward in technology, size, and ammunition that its capabilities even gave the Allies pause to thank the heavens that the Soviets were on their side – temporarily, at least.

It has been said that it's not the size of the dog in the fight that counts, but rather the size of the fight in the dog that determines the outcome. If

During the Second World War, the Germans made extensive use of military vehicles to master a new form of warfare, in whi...
10/01/2020
Seven Strange Looking German Armored Cars of WW2

During the Second World War, the Germans made extensive use of military vehicles to master a new form of warfare, in which the combustion engine replaced horse power and armored formations dominated battlefields

During the Second World War, the Germans made extensive use of military vehicles to master a new form of warfare, in which the combustion engine replaced

10/01/2020
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"Mad Jack" Churchill and his heroic exploits

"Mad Jack," got his nickname after he charged into battles with his longbow and a sword during WWII. Some say he was courageous, but to others he was an eccentric British officer who broke all the rules.

A special Panzer Commission was sent to the eastern front in November 1941 to gather information. After the Commission r...
10/01/2020
From The Tank Museum: When The Germans Desperately Needed To Counter The T-34, This Was Their Design

A special Panzer Commission was sent to the eastern front in November 1941 to gather information. After the Commission reported Daimler Benz and MAN were asked to design a new medium tank. MAN eventually won the design competition and the first prototype appeared in September 1942.

The Panther was not as thickly armoured, nor as heavily armed, as tanks such as the Tiger but was probably a much more balanced design. It was one of the

10/01/2020
War History Online

Fully Restored Panther Tank - Startup

Unique footage of a fully restored WW2 German Panther tank that was used in battle during WW2. Special thanks to Axis track services and the Australian Armour & Artillery Museum.

Some scrapped vehicles have been re-purposed as things such as steel bunkers or even chicken coops. But some of them are...
09/30/2020
3 Unique Outdated Military Vehicles Still Used in the 3rd World Today

Some scrapped vehicles have been re-purposed as things such as steel bunkers or even chicken coops. But some of them are still operational, with a great amount of fight left in them.

Other than a few units being preserved in museums for the sake of history, most aging vehicles did not survive the test of time and were scrapped for

Due to early design flaws, the tanks developed nicknames like “The Burning Grave” and “Tommy Cooker,” which were based a...
09/30/2020
42 Images of Sherman Wrecks

Due to early design flaws, the tanks developed nicknames like “The Burning Grave” and “Tommy Cooker,” which were based around the idea that if the tanks were to suffer a direct hit, they would light up in flames.

Strength in numbers. This is exactly what the M-4 Sherman tank was good at in its heyday. World War II saw the rise of the use of airplanes, more advanced

09/30/2020
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E3 - The Heroic End of Two Navy Pilot's Inseparable Friendship

Tom Hudner put his plane down in the mountains to save his friend Jesse Brown. Jesse was the first African American US Navy pilot and his stricken F4U Corsair was in the mountains. Here Tom, in his own words talks about the events of that day in 1950.

09/30/2020
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The Pacifist Hero of Hacksaw Ridge

Desmond Doss, Medal of Honor recipient and conscientious objector. Overcoming adversity and ridicule from his comrades, he eventually won their respect through is actions. He shunned any kind of weapons and still performed unbelievable acts of bravery in the pacific campaign.

23% surveyed believe the Holocaust is a myth, has been exaggerated, or they were unsure. Twelve per cent said that they ...
09/30/2020
Americans Lack Basic Knowledge of the Holocaust Study Finds

23% surveyed believe the Holocaust is a myth, has been exaggerated, or they were unsure. Twelve per cent said that they either were certain they had never heard of the Holocaust or did not believe they had heard of it.

According to a survey commissioned by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference), nearly two-thirds of young US adults

09/30/2020
History Breakthrough: Discovery of Stolen Gold ‘hidden on last days of WW2’

He immediately informed authorities of his find. Experts then unearthed an additional 207 coins. The experts believe that the coins are of French, Belgian, Italian and Austro-Hungarian origins.

An archaeologist using a metal detector discovered a buried stash of stolen gold coins from Nazi-era Germany. Experts believed the coins were buried near

09/30/2020
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The Tanker Who Avenged Her Husband

Maria Oktyabrskaya, legendary tanker of the Soviet Union. After her husband was lost in battle, Maria sold her possessions to pay for a tank and drove to the front line to avenge him. We'd like to thank The Tank Museumfor supplying us with the T-34 footage at the end of this video.

In creating gunpowder weapons, European engineers took a Chinese innovation and made a deadly weapon of war. From the st...
09/30/2020
12 Key Moments in the History of Artillery

In creating gunpowder weapons, European engineers took a Chinese innovation and made a deadly weapon of war. From the start, this was as much about heavy artillery as handheld guns. That artillery has changed dramatically over the years.

In creating gunpowder weapons, European engineers took a Chinese innovation and made a deadly weapon of war. From the start, this was as much about heavy

09/30/2020
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Amazing Aviators Trailer

The most daring and brave aviators brought to you in a series by Yarnhub. The best history videos on the net.

The Panther has become the subject of a mythology out of all proportion to its actual effectiveness as a weapon of war
09/30/2020
Was the Panther Really the Best Tank of WW2?

The Panther has become the subject of a mythology out of all proportion to its actual effectiveness as a weapon of war

The Panther has been called the finest German tank of World War II. Some people have even suggested that it was the best overall tank in that war.

09/30/2020
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The Shoemaker that Stopped the Tank Ace

In his own words, veteran Joe Ekins tells how he stopped 3 tigers in 12 minutes. Thanks to the Tank Museum @thetankmuseum we are able to use this audio taken in 2009 where Joe describes the events in August 1944 when he stopped the feared German tank ace Michael Wittmann.

09/30/2020
Abandoned Spaces

Armoured Train- Parola Tank Museum, Finland

Drone video footage of an armoured train at the Parola Tank Museum, Finland.

09/29/2020
War History Online

Henry Fords' Experimental Tank

The Ford 3-Ton M1918 was one of the first tankette designs by the U.S. It was a small two-man, one-gun tank. It was armed with a M1919 Browning machine gun and could reach a maximum speed of 8 mph. The 3-Ton had a 17-gallon tank that gave it a maximum range of 34 miles. Also shows the Martin MB-1 aircraft and how the Curtiss H Type flying boats wer made.

09/29/2020
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The Mobster's Son That Became a Hero

Butch O'Hare was the son of Easy Eddie who worked for Al Capone. Eddie paid the ultimate sacrifice to inspire his son to be a better man. Butch went on to become a national hero through his actions of extreme bravery, risking his own life to defend his shipmates on the USS Lexington.

Early in the war, the tanks gained the nicknames “Burning Grave” and “Tommy Cooker” for their propensity to catch fire a...
09/29/2020
The Mighty M-4 Sherman Tank – WWII Workhorse - Tank Roar

Early in the war, the tanks gained the nicknames “Burning Grave” and “Tommy Cooker” for their propensity to catch fire after a direct hit.

The iconic Sherman tank was a mainstay for the Allies in World War II and beyond.

09/29/2020
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The Red Baron

The awesome and legendary Red Baron. The Ace of Aces. Der Rote Kampfflieger. Whatever name you know him by, he was the most awesome pilot the world had ever seen and his name lives on today. We tried to fit in as much as we could but we're thinking of doing a follow up video that will include other events from the Red Baron's life. If you would like to see them, please call out what we've missed.

09/29/2020
Forrest Gump Author Dies at Age 77

This is the kind of book that change your personality...
R.I.P. Winston Groom

Winston Groom, Army veteran and author, passed away on September 17 at the age of 77 years old. Groom is best known as the author of the novel “Forrest

09/29/2020
War History Online

USS Nevada (BB-36) Discovery - Latest Footage

SEARCH Inc. and Ocean Infinity have discovered the USS Nevada (BB-36) 65 nautical miles southwest of Pearl Harbor at a depth of over 15,400 feet. Latest footage showing the discovery.

09/29/2020
Yarn Hub

"Mad Jack" Churchill and his heroic exploits

"Mad Jack," got his nickname after he charged into battles with his longbow and a sword during WWII. Some say he was courageous, but to others he was an eccentric British officer who broke all the rules.

09/29/2020
Yarn Hub

The Tanker Who Avenged Her Husband

Maria Oktyabrskaya, legendary tanker of the Soviet Union. After her husband was lost in battle, Maria sold her possessions to pay for a tank and drove to the front line to avenge him. We'd like to thank The Tank Museumfor supplying us with the T-34 footage at the end of this video.

The U.S. invasion of Grenada was a success in spite of the lack of pertinent intelligence and other shortcomings that th...
09/28/2020
US Invasion of Grenada- Successes and Failures

The U.S. invasion of Grenada was a success in spite of the lack of pertinent intelligence and other shortcomings that the invasion forces encountered. They were able to improvise with the tourist maps they had been given and coordinate themselves on the ground.

The United States’ invasion of Grenada commenced in earnest on 25 October 1983, on the orders of President Ronald Reagan. The invading force was made up

09/28/2020
Yarn Hub

The Pacifist Hero of Hacksaw Ridge

Desmond Doss, Medal of Honor recipient and conscientious objector. Overcoming adversity and ridicule from his comrades, he eventually won their respect through is actions. He shunned any kind of weapons and still performed unbelievable acts of bravery in the pacific campaign.

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Tank graveyard in Newcastle under Lyme, not far from my house. The pyramid in the distance it what we called the slag heap from the mines.
Early 1994. Memories of the ABBOT SPG (Self Propelled Gun). We had to remove the Powerpack purely to refit the Starter Motor which had become loose. The Abbot has the luxury of extended umbilical connections which allow the Powerpack to be run outside the vehicle.... sounds Awesome. Click the image to see the video.
Some picture from the war museum in Holland.
The King Tiger Tank. A short 3 minute clip with info in the subtitles. This tank monument is standing in La Gleize in the Ardennes
Tiger 1 at Lenino Tank Museum. You dont really get the full appreciation until you climb aboard. Quite the story with this one.
Russian Tank ERA.......
Russian ERA.............
Hi fellow tank lovers. As a veteran tank commander in the IDF, I've created a cool tank board game. Hope it's ok to share here, I invite you to take a look. Game is now live on kickstarter...Many thanks, stay safe!
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