Category Archives: Armor

Sd.Kfz. 250/3

This light armored half-track saw service from early 1941 to the end of the War. Join me for a brief look at this German fighting vehicle. Advertisements

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Panzer 38(t)

This prolific early war tank was a key part of the Wehrmacht’s Panzer divisions even though it was never made in Germany.  It’s derivatives would remain in production past the war’s end. Join me for a look at an important … Continue reading

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M10 Tank Destroyer

This mass produced tank destroyer was officially known as the “3-inch Gun Motor Carriage (GMC) M10”.  It is similar in size and shape to the better known M4 Sherman Tank, in part because it was built from the same basic … Continue reading

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Sd.Kfz 232 8-rad

Most combatants used armored cars derived from light duty trucks to serve as reconnaissance vehicles for fast moving armored divisions. But the German approach was unique, join me for a look at a Heavy Armored Car.

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Marder III Tank Destroyer

This ungainly looking vehicle was improvised to add serious anti-tank capabilities to mobile formations. Join me for a brief look at this German Tank Destroyer.

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Crusader Mk III Tank

From 1941 through early 1943 epic tank battles raged across North Africa. Join me for a brief look at a British tank from late in that campaign.

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GAZ Ba-64b Armored Car

This light armored car saw service from 1942 to the end of WWII. After the jump, a brief look.

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