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This is the story of how the American 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment used superior equipment and training to overcome a blinding sandstorm and hundreds of tanks manned by Iraq's elite Republican Guard.
In 1973, Syria launches a surprise attack against Israel in the Golan Heights. 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.
In 1942, Rommel's Desert Afrika Corps faces off against Montgomery's Eighth Army. This is the story of the climax in the struggle for North Africa, which would change the course of the Second World War.
In December 1944, German forces launch a surprise attack through the Ardennes Forest in Belgium. This is the story of the American tankers who helped defend the American line against Hitler's final gamble on the western front.
In February 1945, Canadian forces launch an attack to cross the Rhine and enter the German heartland. 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.
In December 1944, an infamous SS tank force leads Hitler's final offensive in the west. This is the story of the Sixth Panzer Army's incredible breakthrough of the American line and subsequent encirclement and defeat.
On June 6, 1944, the Allies land on the northern coast of France. This is the story of the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade as they fight their way inland against a stubborn and ruthless German defense.
By September 1944, Patton's hard-charging Third Army threatens to breech the German border. 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.
In the summer of 1943, Hitler launches a massive armoured offensive to regain the upper hand on the Eastern Front. This is the story of the formidable Russian defense that stalls a massive panzer onslaught on the Northern shoulder of the Kursk salient.
The Battle of Kursk comes to a climax at the Russian village of Prokhorovka in July 1943. This is the story of the largest tank battle in military history, as elite SS troops face off against Russian defenders determined to stop them whatever the cost.
This is a fascinating dvd set.
I am also pleased that someone can somewhat bring to life battles that I had to envision in my head before, without knowing exactly what the terrain looked like, etc.
The tank battle simulations are great, the interviews are great, and the researching of the historical context and military tactics are great.
Better than any movie cause it describes actual tank maneuvers with the real people who fought in these battles.Published 3 days ago by frank
awesome dvd filled with amazing cgi versions of all the major tank battles of ww2, desert storm, the Syrian invasion of Israel in the 70s. great. Read morePublished 25 days ago by ryan mccausland
OH MY GOODNESS!!!! I absolutely LOVE this DVD series! Since I'm familiar with Dogfights(of which I have all the episodes on DVD), it's obvious to me that this is the exact same... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Adam Frandsen
The computer graphics are good but very repetitive showing the same events over and over again. Some of the best parts were the unusual combat situations described in the personal... Read morePublished 2 months ago by George Earle