Author: Jesse Beckett

Risk Taking Gone Wrong – Tank vs Bridge Edition

Tanks are one of the most formidable forces on the battlefield. They are designed to be resistant against small arms fire, powerful anti-tank weapons and…

Tiger I and Tiger II – The Most Feared Tanks of the War

Jesse Beckett

The infamous Tiger I was probably the most feared tank of World War II. It didn’t have the thickest armor or the most powerful gun…

Incredible – World War II Guns, Tanks and More Relics Found In Iraq (Watch)

Imagine yourself as a modern soldier in Iraq, armed with the latest weapons, night vision, thermal optics, backed by jets, helicopters and main battle tanks,…

WW2 British Tanks in Over 100 Images

Jesse Beckett

In the interwar period between WWI and WW2, the British had developed their tank doctrine that would be used in future combat. This involved three…

The Panzer 35(t) in 20 Photos

Jesse Beckett

The beginning of World War Two saw Nazi Germany rapidly attack and conquer many nations and assuming control of the country. German forces became proficient…

Flamethrower tanks – Flammpanzer II/III in 26 Great Photos

Jesse Beckett

The modern flamethrower saw action during WWI, where it proved to be a deadly and terrifying weapon to face, but its capabilities were soon found…

The British Universal Carrier – Even Used by the Germans!

Jesse Beckett

The Universal Carrier started out in the 1930s as a development by Vickers-Armstrongs to provide a lightweight, highly mobile tracked vehicle capable of carrying a…

Heavy Tank T29 – The US’s Intended Answer to the King Tiger

Jesse Beckett

In regards to tank design, all countries involved in WWII learnt some brutal lessons, but none more so than those facing the Germans. Monstrous vehicles…

Germany’s Deadly Little Tank Destroyer – the Hetzer

Jesse Beckett

The inspiration for the Hetzer started early in the Second World War, when Germany began mounting large, powerful guns on modified light tanks that were…

Jagdtiger – the Definition of Overkill

Jesse Beckett

The World War Two menace, the Jagdtiger, earned two reputations during its short career from September 1944 to May 1945; one of a fearsome tank…

The Panzer IV – Germany’s Armored Workhorse

Jesse Beckett

The German Panzerkampfwagen IV medium tank, abbreviated to PzKpfw IV, Pz. IV, or T-IV and mostly referred to as Panzer IV, was a true workhorse…

4 American Cold War Tanks – Part 2

Jesse Beckett

Part 1 explored the US tanks used in the early stages of the Cold War, during the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. Most…