THE CHIEFTAIN'S HATCHrss

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

The Chieftain's Hatch: Patton's MGs

General Patton's ideas on tank designs were not always universally accepted.


Inside the Chieftain's Hatch: Matilda II (Part 4)

The Chieftain finishes his tour of the Matilda II with a closer look at the controls its operations had to contend with.


The Chieftain's Hatch: Rifles vs Tanks

In 1939, the US Army undertook tests as to the ability of a man with a rifle to stop a tank.


Inside the Chieftain's Hatch: Matilda II (Part 3)

Click here for the third part of the Chieftain's visit to Britain's Matilda II.


The Chieftain's Hatch: US Firefly Part 3

The third in the series of three articles covering the US Army's comparative testing of the British Firefly turret.


Inside the Chieftain's Hatch: Matilda II (Part 2)

Check out the second installment of the Chieftain's walkthrough of Britain's Matilda II.


The Chieftain's Hatch: US Firefly Pt 2

The Chieftain continues looking at the US Army's report of the 17pr conversion of Sherman.


Inside the Chieftain's Hatch: Matilda II (Part 1)

This week, The Chieftain takes us on a tour of the Matilda II, Britain's answer to marauding German forces.


The Chieftain's Hatch: US Firefly Pt. 1

The US Army undertook some formal testing of the British 17-pounder modification. This three-parter will go over the results.


The Chieftain's Hatch: Evaluate Everything

A quick note for those of you who are expanding your knowledge of tanks.