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

The Chieftain's Hatch: The Gravity of Tanks

An op-ed, about how we cannot confuse the fact that tanks are cool with the fact that they are inherently dangerous things.

The Chieftain's Hatch: How Suitable was T29, pt 2

Part two of the US Army's investigation as to just how much they wanted a heavy tank anyway.

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.