Category Archives: Armor

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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Panzer II Ausf B

Blitzkreig was a new and shocking type of warfare practiced by the Germans at the start of World War Two. This light tank was the most numerous of the German made vehicles serving in the Wermacht at that time.  Yet … Continue reading

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IS-2 Joseph Stalin Tank

The Eastern Front of World War II saw a constant spiral of increasing tank sizes, gun sizes and armor thickness.  The largest allied tank to actually see widespread service during the war years, the IS-2 was built to be a Tiger … Continue reading

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Panzer V Panther Ausf G

Arguably the best Armored Fighting Vehicle of World War II, the Panther was a response to effective Soviet armor and would prove a serious challenge for any opponent. After the jump, a German medium tank.

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M8 Greyhound

This light armored car saw extensive use across Europe in World War II, mainly with reconnaissance and cavalry units. After the jump, a brief look at the M8 Greyhound.

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