The real tanks, from Wargaming America's resident in-house tanker.

The Chieftain's Hatch: How suitable was T29, Pt1

After WWII, the US Army had a number of heavy tank prototypes undergoing testing. The question remained, though, were these simply technology demonstrators, or could they be put to practical use in the future? Armored Board devoted some thought to this matter.

Battle for the Airfield, Boston, MA

The Collings Foundation's annual event occurs in October. This is what The Chieftain saw when he went last year...

The Chieftain's Hatch: Armored Board talks 90mm

A quick snippet from the archives about the 90mm gun tanks in May 44.

The Chieftain's Hatch: The Unmanned Patton

In the 1950s, someone decided to turn their tank into a radio controlled one. How did it work? How well did it work? The Chieftain shows us.

The Chieftain's Hatch: Surviving Basic Training

A change from the usual history article, The Chieftain delves back into his own history to answer requests for advice about recruit training.

The Chieftain's Hatch: US Armor Myths

A video, this week. More specifically, a video of The Chieftain's presentation at TankFest NorthWest a fortnight ago.

The Chieftain's Hatch: US Gyrostabilisers

This week's look into the archives answers the question of why the gyrostabiliser fitted to American tanks was generally poorly regarded.

The Chieftain's Hatch: Improving Super Pershing

Why didn't the US Army select the T26E4 for future production?