The MegaMilitary Project | Online Edition #315

Tanks & Tracked Vehicles

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Toward the end of World War II, newspapers revealed what American soldiers had discovered months before — when Sherman tanks tried to slug it out with the heavier German Panzers, they came out second best. Historical argument has it that the hidebound conservatives of the Army effectively blocked the introduction of superior fighting vehicles ba...
In the midst of the devastating World War I - Battle of the Somme, at dawn on September 15, 1916. the British Army launched an attack on the German front line around the French town of Flers. The German soldiers were amazed as vehicles unlike anything ever seen charged forward. The very first tanks, the ancestors of today's deadly fighting machi...
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