Midway: Why did the Japanese Lose?

» patreon – https://www.patreon.com/mhv The Battle of Midway (1942) has been by some described as a turning point in the Pacific War. The question is: Why did the Japanese Lose? Or maybe: Why did the Americans win? During my research I came across several different…

Stosstrupptaktik – Stormtrooper Tactics feat. The Great War #tactics

Link to the Great War’s Kaiserschlacht Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=262Q1WsDCsg Link to the Top 5 Misconceptions about the Tactics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWcb8dlHaqA Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/mhv German Stoßtrupptaktik often called “Stormtrooper Tactics” were developed during the First World War. Although their influence was rather limited in the Great War, there…

Why didn’t the Bismarck shoot down any swordfish?

The Bismarck was struck critically by an attack of 15 Swordfish bi-plane bombers, yet wasn’t able to shoot a single one down. How was this possible, considering that the Bismarck was the most advanced Battleship of the Kriegsmarine and the Fairey Swordfish a rather archaic…

Chieftain about Tanks from Poland to Iraq

A talk with Nicholas “Chieftain” Moran the military historian for Wargaming America / World of tanks and me. (Note: this was a private meeting). We talk about Shermans, Panzer IIIs, Panzer IVs, US Tank Crew Losses in World War 2, Guderian, Doyle, Liddell Hart, dust…

Guderian – Myth & Reality #ww2 #panzergeneral

Guderian the father of the German Panzerwaffe is one of the best known German generals from the Second World War. He is also known for his opposition to the Battle of Kursk (Operation Zitadelle) and the early deployment of the Panzerkampfwagen V Panther, yet some…

Merch: New Infographics & Old StuG Life Shirt #SpoilsOfWar

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Should Hitler have waited?

Quite regularly I get comments along the lines that the Wehrmacht wasn’t ready for war in 1939 and that Hitler’s mistake was that he didn’t continue the build-up for a few more years, so that the Wehrmacht and German industry would be ready for war….

You got a Tank coming – Top 5 Tanks – Tank Museum – Making of

Link to my Top 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlJy18c4xdw Big thank you to team at the Tank Museum at Bovington for inviting me and making this all possible, as well as to Bismarck from Military Aviation History and the “unknown driver”. Link to the Tank Museum Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheTankMuseum…

Why was Napoleon so Successful?

Napoleon is considered by many one of the best – if not the best – military commanders of all time. Even Clausewitz, who wasn’t particularly fond of Napoleon, called him “the God of War”? What were the reasons for Napoleon’s success? Or was he just…

Initiative & Strength: Sun Tzu’s Art of War – Chapter 6

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