A prototype of a new cutting edge tank is being taken on a secret mission to Moscow, to Comrade Stalin. Soon the cross-country run turns into a ruthless race. Followed by Nazis, the tanks' team defeats their pursuers and proves the great ability and vast superiority of the machine that is about to become a legendary T-34.
Documentary about the process of building tanks in Germany during the early days of World War II.
Chubby William Tracy starred as Dodo Doubleday, a feckless Army draftee blessed (or cursed) with a photographic memory. Inexplicably promoted to sergeant, Doubleday becomes the bane of topkick Sgt. Ames' (Joe Sawyer) existence.
An American tank crew fights its way into Germany in World War II.
Yanks Tanks is a first look at the phenomenon of classic American cars in Cuba. Like an exotic, endangered species, these colorful cars roam around this island paradise trapped in a 1950's time warp. As beacons of individuality in a sea of government conformity they represent freedom for those who own them. Owners who will do almost anything to keep them running. Seeing these old cars in recent films and photographs one wonders how they have maintained them after decades with no spare parts and an embargo by the United States.
Bluto's in the Army; he tries to sneak off base, but can't. Popeye passes by, on the way to a date with Olive; Bluto invites him in, then swaps uniforms (yes, they fit very badly). Popeye ends up in a tank drill, which he does very badly, driving through a house, into a pond, and ultimately falling off a cliff.
A training film by the Wehrmacht whose purpose was to show the German soldiers the different types of infantry anti-tank warfare.
Educational short about the status of battle tanks and tankist training in the American Army in pre-War 1941, featuring a comical Army trainee from the Bronx.
Using boxing as a metaphor, methods of dealing with enemy tanks are discussed.
Four men in their tank, during the Korean War in 1951, find themselves behind enemy lines.
Combing computer-generated graphics, archival footage and authoritative commentary, this program examines the Battle of Kursk, the largest tank battle of World War II, in which the Soviet Red Army defeated a concentrated Nazi blitzkrieg attack. Topics covered include a look at the brilliant Russian defense strategy, the pitched battle at Prokhorovka, a close examination of the tanks involved in the conflict and more.
This program examines the crucial role tanks played during the Allied invasion of Normandy in June, 1944, and beyond, with a special look at the heavy British Churchill AVRE and the amphibious Sherman Duplex Drive tanks. Informative computer graphics, expert analysis, archival footage and more also shed light on the role of "Hobart's Funnies" assault vehicles, the advantages of Allied and German armor, and more.
One of the keys to Germany's early victories during World War II was the Panzer tanks. Although their heavier counterparts historically have received more attention, the Nazis' light tanks -- the Panzer I and II -- nonetheless played an invaluable role. This documentary zeros in on the smaller, more nimble machines, which, despite their light weight and thin armor, were a critical component in the defeats of Poland, France, Yugoslavia and Greece.
Railroad enthusiasts will enjoy this documentary about England's antique trains and the country's ongoing love affair with its locomotives, which helped the nation become one of the first industrial powerhouses. The video features historic footage of the most impressive engines, including the Great Western line's famed Pannier tanks; the Ffestiniog Railway's Prince; and the Stanier Black 5s on the Forth of Faith.
The camera scrolls through a landscape to reveal the aftermath of a huge gas explosion.
It is a little knows masterpiece of British non-fiction cinema which documents the winter stages of the Somme campaign on the western front.
Italian move on the battle of El Alamein
Germany, May 1945, deep in the Harz Mountains a U.S. tank crew discovers a platoon of Germans preparing to ambush U.S. supply trucks.