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

The Chieftain's Hatch: Equipping the Force, Pt1

This is the first of a series of articles which looks at how the US Army set about developing and acquiring its new equipment.

The Chieftain's Hatch: The Battle of Munoz

General Douglas MacArthur intended to invade Luzon, the Philippine Islands, right where the Japanese had conducted their main landings in 1941.

The Chieftain's Hatch: COL Zerbee's TD

Another fun discovery from the archives, a novel tank destroyer developed by an enthusiastic amateur.

The Chieftain's Hatch: Fire on the Move

The US Army learns a couple of lessons about this new "fire-on-the-move" concept.

The Chieftain's Hatch: Centurion III Pt 3

The US Army's evaluation of the Centurion tank continues, with this report covering the stabilisation system.

The Chieftain's Hatch: US Centurion Pt 2

We continue the look at the US Army's evaluation of the Centurion Tank.

The Chieftain's Hatch: Centurion III Pt 1.

The US evaluation of British equipment continued post-war. In this series, Chieftain brings us the US's report on the British Centurion tank.

The Chieftain's Hatch: Grenadier TD Battalion

Chieftain discovered a proposed light tank destroyer battalion when digging in the Archives. Here are the details.

The Chieftain's Hatch: From the Mouths of Babes

Some thoughts of Lieutenants of the Tank Destroyer Branch.

The Chieftain's Hatch: '43 NATO Survey Pt 2

The Chieftain reveals opinions of commanders on the equipment they had in North Africa in mid 1943