Season one, volume 1 Approx 336 min. But American Tankers quickly discover that even the power of armor cannot overcome the guerrilla. True, to just rag on their own dumbness would be poor, but don't keep putting these 'Professors' Dr. Other great battles to be profiled in this informational series were The Battle of France, The Battle of the Bulge, The Battle of El Alamein, The Battle of Stalingrad, The Battle of Tunisia and The Battle of Arracourt. The Israeli's admitted where they were dumb and made blunders. Not everyone likes garbage mouths. Season three Approx 288 min.
Now the Communists combine guerrilla tactics with conventional military might and send their own tanks into battle. It is filled with a wealth of information about these great military machines and the battlegrounds where they went head to head. Why stand there and feed us full of this politically correct stuff. This is the very historically noted story of the allied invasion on the beaches of France. Sorry, not my review, and now I don't buy entire series' any more. Season one, volume 2 Approx 144 min.
This was when the British unveiled the new mobile weapon that was the first tank. Season two Approx 430 min. They would easily get a 5 with the exception of two key issues that I wanted to address as a warning to others. There are 20 episodes of the series to date and each one focused on one particular battle situation. Just one or two that I want to see.
This is a story of survival, where a few out-numbered tankers manage to hold off an enemy of overwhelming size in one of the greatest tank battles ever waged. Another notable episode focused on The Battle of Normandy. Season 3, Episode 2 November 17, 2013 Season 3, Episode 2 November 17, 2013 May 1944: Canadian tanks begin their final push to drive the Germans from Italy. On the Europe and Africa campaigns. Another notable episode from season 2 told the tale behind the 1944 Battle for the Baltics, when the Russians chase the Nazi forces through the Baltic States. They didn't even talk much about how Israel made it quite a ways into Africa and really threatened Egypt. Didn't they even listen to the final audio mix? The Six Day War: Battle for the Sinai.
The show's debut episode focused on The Battle of 73 Easting. Tank Battles of the Great War. In 1973, Syria launches a surprise attack against Israel in the Golan Heights. Same issue for audio, and a bit harsh language. Outstanding interviewee's and just an outstanding job in all other areas. This battle took place during the Gulf War.
I have to say I'm biased. I mean, come on folks aside from the crossing of the Suez which of course was strategically brilliant by the Arabs and well worthy of their celebration , they just dropped the ball and got their tails kicked. I'm enlisting in the Army as a 19k, so naturally I'm a huge fan of the Abrams tank, as that's what I'm going to be doing for the next four years. They started in the interview the usual way for non-English speakers. Second, and I know they are trying to sound 'balanced' but the Arab guys are just pathetic in their stand. This is the story of the formidable Russian defense that stalls a massive panzer onslaught on the Northern shoulder of the Kursk salient. I know war vets both sides can spew garbage, but you could have at least dubbed it out.
Did you think you could hide it? It is quite poor and totally unprofessional. Figure you got my money anyway? At each step, over rugged mountains and through steep valleys, the Canadians confront Hitler's elite Panzers - at the Melfa river, on the Trasimene Line, in the formidable Gothic Line, finally battering their way into the Po Valley. First, the interview audio is really bad. That was a major item to leave out for 'balance'. Aside from those two things, this is by far the best series out there! Season 3, Episode 3 November 19, 2013 Season 3, Episode 3 November 19, 2013 1965: American ground forces and Marine Corps tanks, land in South Vietnam, confident that conventional military might will defeat the Communist insurgency. The viewer experiences the complete picture of tank warfare: a General's-eye view of the battlefield, a soldier's-eye view of face to face confrontations and meticulous technical analysis by military historians.
The show recaps a lot of information after each 'commercial break'. They have wonderful interviews with boots on the ground Israelis respectfully speaking. Granted once in a while typically at the end the Arab guys did fess up, but overall it was a bit pathetic. From the mighty 88mm cannon of the Second World War German Tiger, to the thermal imaging target system of the Gulf War M-1 Abrams - the series examines the significant technical details that shaped a century of battle. My only problem with the way this episode was presented is probably a bit unavoidable. The viewer experiences the complete picture of tank warfare: a General's - eye view of the battlefield, a soldier's-eye view of face to face confrontations and meticulous technical analysis by military historians.
October War Battle Sinai Tank Battles of Italy. This is the story of the struggle for the Hochwald Gap - the final obstacle blocking the Allies, which the Germans are determined to hold at any cost. The focus is on the 2nd Canadian Armored Brigade fighting to make it past the shores against the cold blooded German brigade. Season 3, Episode 4 November 26, 2013 Season 3, Episode 4 November 26, 2013 1968: The Americans mobilize hundreds of tanks to help defeat Communist forces in South Vietnam. Even my teens rolled their eyes. .
I mean history is history guys. The debut episode of season 2 presented one of the most important developments in the history of war, from 1916. This is the story of the largest tank-vs-tank clash of the Second World War, as Hitler masses hundreds of panzers in a desperate bid to halt Patton's advance. The final struggle for Vietnam begins. It presents the story of the American 2nd Armored Calvary Regiment battled not only Iraq's royal guard but also terrible field conditions and a blinding sandstorm. Greatest Tank Battles is a military documentary series that highlights and profiles some of the more fantastic battles in the history of warfare. .