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

The Chieftain's Hatch: What's in a Name?

The common consensus that the US Army never officially named its vehicles Sherman, Jackson or Scott seems to be wrong.

Chieftain's Hatch: Ordnance Dept Tank Development

General Barnes, head of the Ordnance Department's R&E Office, remembers the time he spent developing new tanks for the US Army in WWII

The Chieftain's Hatch: Tanks at Tarawa

The US Marine Corps' tankers first met their Japanese counterparts at Tarawa

The Chieftain's Hatch: Operation Think Tank on Youtube

Operation Think Tank, the gathering of some of the most tank-smart people around, is now available on Youtube.

The Chieftain's Hatch: Wargaming Veterans

It's Veteran's Day, so let's acknowledge some of the WG Vets.

The Chieftain's Hatch: French Panthers

The French Army used captured Panther tanks for a while after WWII. This article looks at their use.

The Chieftain's Hatch: The Firing Line

Announcing a new subforum in the Hatch, for technical Q&A

The Chieftain's Hatch: Mantankiau River

Guadalcanal was a significant fight in the Pacific campaign, and the tankers of the Imperial Japanese Army would not be left out of it!