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.
The 37mm M3 anti-tank gun was introduced in 1940 in United State Army. Nevertheless, its service life was short, and soon became in an obsolete weapon. The continuing improvement of German tanks quickly rendered the 37 mm ineffective. They had to be replaced in all European Fronts. On the other...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 automatic pistol, caliber .45, M1911, is a recoiloperated, magazine-fed, self-loading, hand weapon. The magazine holds 7 rounds. The pistol weighs about 2'/z pounds. It's a semi-automatic...read more
This is a very rare and impressive piece of history, deactivated main gun, weight 14 tons, towed by High Speed tractor or 7 ton truck, Price on application, this historic artillery is properly deactivated.
The M20 armored utility car was designed as an armored command car and armored personnel carrier/ammunition/cargo carrier on the M8 Greyhound armored car chassis. The vehicle was requested by the Tank Destroyer Command in 1942. The pilot model, designated T26, was...read more
The M36 emerged in 1944 as the “only American weapon that could consistently be counted on to knock out a Tiger". As a testament of the success of the M36, a month after the landings in Normandy, “The European Theater of Operations requested that all...read more
Allied paratroopers jumping across the Rhine river into Germany near Wesel during Operation Varsity on 23-24 March, 1945. British, Canadian and American soldiers participated in this op as well as more than 1000 planes. It was the largest airborne operation of World War II. Also shown is some...read more