Arguably the best British Tank of World War II, the A34 Comet was a cruiser tank that first saw use near the end of the Second World War. It was developed to overcome the firepower shortfall of previous cruiser tanks, as the Cromwell tank, whilst retaining their design features.
If you look at the video you will see a lot of optical equipment on top of the cupola. That is infra-red equipment so this tank could fight at night. I thought you would find that interesting. Pointing the way to the future...
It's a Continental R-975 C4 radial engine. It sounds exactly like an airplane engine should. Shitty at idle and powerful at speed. Hearing it I could imagine an old biplane standing at idle waiting for takeoff then powering up into a massive roar. Not so easy on a clutch I bet. M4 was so tall...read more
Beautiful engine sound!! 12 cylinders diesel!! The T-34/85 gave the Red Army a tank with better armour and mobility than the German Panzer IV. This model became the standard Soviet medium tank, with an uninterrupted production run until the end of the war.
Was the T-34 in the 21st century in use in any way, shape, or form? There is plenty of video and photographic evidence of other T-34’s being involved in the Bosnian War and it is generally accepted that this was the last conflict in which the T-34 saw action.
The Panzer III was intended as the primary battle tank of the German forces. However, when it initially met the KV-1 and T-34 tanks it proved to be inferior in both armour and gun power. To meet the growing need to counter these tanks, the Panzer III was up-gunned with...read more
Fortunately, every time a World War II's geek, is driving or walking along road outside Roscoff, next to the ferry port, in North Brittany (France), leave us on Internet nice photos and videos showing the impressive M4A1(76) W Sherman Tank on display in front of...read more
The Tank Mk I “Matilda I” (A11) and Tank Mk II “Matilda II” (A12) were both different designs and did not share components but shared the name and did have some similar traits, because they were both designed to be infantry tanks based...read more