Author: Ian Handley-Kershaw

Tiger Tank Seen Roaming Around English Town

Ian Handley-Kershaw

A German Tiger I tank roamed the hill beside St. Fergus Church in Wick, Caithness, UK. The World War II-era tank was actually a remote…

U.S. Army May Replace M2 Bradley: 21st Century Tech A Part Of New Vehicles

There is irony in the fact that countries around the world spend sizable fortunes on something they hope to never need or use: military equipment…

On His 21st Birthday he Stopped a Panzer Division

Lyle Bouck joined the Missouri National Guard when he was just 14. He had grown up during the Great Depression and joining the National Guard…

The Russian Tank Crew That Refused to Give Up Against the Germans in WWII

In 1943, the Germans had occupied the Nevelsky distric of the USSR located south of Pskov. The Red Army sent their Third and Fourth Shock…

US Army to Test Two New Light Tank Designs

The US Army has identified that there is a gap in its ground combat vehicle strategy. In a study conducted in 2015, they determined that…

The Mighty B Company “Black Panthers”of World War II

Some of the fiercest fighters in the US Army’s 761st Tank Battalion “Black Panthers” were in the B Company. The first all-black segregated tank company…

Scottish Soldier Single-Handedly Defeated 23,000 German Soldiers

Tommy Macpherson was one of the most feared soldiers in the British army to the point that the Germans put a 300,000 Franc bounty on…

Irish Tank Kamikaze Took on a King Tiger & Won

John Gorman joined up in 1942 and became a Lieutenant in the Irish Guards Armoured Division, 2nd Armoured Battalion. Following hot on the heels of…

Discovery of Panther Tank Parts from the ‘Ghost Division’ on the Eastern Front

The remains of a WWII Panther tank have been uncovered in Chrostkowo, Poland, by local history enthusiasts who are keen to put all of their…

US Army Robots Able to Maneuver and Find Targets Using AI

Recent tests with army robots at the US Army’s Yuma Proving Ground have military officials excited about the potential in their Aided Target Recognition (ATR)…

The US Army Gun Trucks in the Vietnam War

Gun trucks were born out of necessity due to the US’s situation during the war. By 1967, the US military was spread throughout the central…

The Armored Cars America Provided for the Allies in WWII

The USA, in spite of joining World War II later than the other Allies still supplied an impressive amount of weapons, ammunition and vehicles to…