rssTHE CHIEFTAIN'S HATCH

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

The Chieftain's Hatch: T40/M46

The first part of a two-part article on the field testing of an M26 which is supposed to actually work, the M46.


The Chieftain's Hatch: Equipping the Force, Pt5

The Chieftain finishes the history of tank development from Army Ground Forces' perspective, and throws a few comments down from his peanut gallery


The Chieftain's Hatch: Equipping the Force, Pt 4

The Chieftain takes us on in the voyage through Army Ground Force's archives, and we've gotten to the point where T26E3 finally makes it to Europe, and Ordnance has some great ideas about making bigger tanks.


The Chieftain's Hatch: Equipping the Force Pt3

And again, the Chieftain takes us back to Army Ground Force's archives, now looking at AGF's position on the T20 series in 1943/44.


The Chieftain's Hatch: Equipping the Force, Pt2

The Chieftain continues with his digging into the Archives to see what Army Ground Forces was thinking when they were deciding what sorts of tanks to provide its troops with.


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.


Close