rssTHE CHIEFTAIN'S HATCH

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

The Chieftain's Hatch: Desert Sherman

In 1942 Ordnance and the National Defense Research Committee tried modifying an M4 specifically for desert operations.


Inside the Chieftain's Hatch: BT-7 Pt. 2

Part two of the video tour of the Soviet BT-7 fast tank.


Inside the Chieftain's Hatch: BT-7 Pt. 2

Part two of the video tour of the Soviet BT-7 fast tank.


The Chieftain's Hatch: Testing Brit Cruisers

The British Army sent a few vehicles to the US for the US Army to check out. This time, Cromwell and Centaur.


Inside the Chieftain's Hatch: BT-7 Pt. 1

Part 1 of a two-part tour of the very small, but very unique, BT-7.


The Chieftain's Hatch: Landcruiser!

Probably not the most practical suggestion for a 225 ton US Army tank.


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.