This very special episode, is part of a different batch of the Inside the Tanks series. On it they are going to take a slightly different look at not one, but two light tanks: the M5 Stuart and the M24 Chaffee. Both of them American and both extensively used by other armies.
This is a very rare PzKpfw II tank replica. This tank was the main battle tank of the Panzertruppen until 1940 and 1941. It played an important role in the early years of World War II, during the Polish and French campaigns, even in North Africa and on the Eastern Front.
The Ha-go was the Japanese tank most commonly encountered by allied forces during the Second World War. It was used by the Japanese in China and through the course of the Pacific War. The Type 95 tank was used in combat against China and Russia, as well as fully participating in operations in...read more
The Renault R35 was a French light infantry tank. This tank should replace the older Renault 17 dating back to the First World War. The R35 never fully replaced the R17 but by 1940 about 1,600 had already been produced.
The R35 was a small tank for two crew. The shield used lot of...read more
Most known as Stuart III, this variant had a new turret with turret basket and no cupola. The turret rotated using a power traverse as opposed to the manually rotated M3. Its faster rotation speed required changes in its construction, in particular a basket fitted with seats for the crew...read more
Detailed images of an unrestored M3A1 Stuart light tank. The tank was one from the batch of 16 M3A1 Stuarts that were found in Brazil a number of years ago and were imported before the clamp down happened.
These tanks formed part of a consignment gifted to Brazil by the US Army between...read more
The M24 Chaffee was an American light tank, used during the latter part of World War II. The M24 Chaffee was intended to replace the aging and obsolete Light Tank M5 (Stuart), which was used in supplementary roles.
Despite being a conventional pre-World War II tank design manufactured by Czechoslovakia, with riveted armour and rear engine, Germany ordered continue production of the model, because it was considered an excellent tank, especially compared to the Panzer I and Panzer II, that were the...read more
Pskov was one of the first Russian cities to be struck by World War II. From the early months of the war till July 1944, the Pskov region was occupied by German troops, and it became a common grave for thousands of soldiers. Many have yet to be identified or even found.
The Carden Loyd Carrier: Designed by Sir John Carden and Captain Vivian Loyd this was a low cost, two-man Machine-Gun Carrier for infantry use. The company was taken over by Vickers-Armstrong in 1927 and the vehicle was mass-produced for the British Army in addition to a thriving export trade....read more