Greatest Tank Battles 2 Seasons 2012
Amazon Instant Video
1. The Battle of France At the outset of WWII, the Germans pioneered a new form of mobile armored warfare.This is the story of how the Nazi's unleashed the blitzkrieg on Western Europe as thousands of Panzer tanks raced across rugged terrain and crushed Allied defenses.
2. Korea In 1950 the world is caught off guard as North Korea launches a massive armored assault into South Korea. This is the story of the American tankers who rush to the aid of the South and the bloody battles they fight up and down the Korean Peninsula.
3. The Battle of Tunisia By 1942, Rommel's Afrika Corps has been pushed back to Tunisia and the new US tank force lands in North Africa. This is the story of the final North African battles as two of history's most famed tank commanders - Patton and Rommel - go head to head.
4. Tank Battles of the Great War In 1916 the British debut a new mobile weapon hoping to break the long bloody stalemate on the Western Front. This is the story of the first tanks and how they changed the face of the modern battlefield forever.
5. The Battle of Italy In 1943, tanks of the Canadian Armored Corps make their combat debut on the European mainland. This is the story of the Canadian tankers who fight their way up the Italian peninsula in the push to liberate Rome from Nazi occupation.
6. Tank Ace: Ludwig Bauer After the success of the Blitzkrieg, young men across Germany flock to the armored corps in search of glory and excitement. This is the story of one young German tanker as he comes face to face with the harsh realities of armored warfare.
7. The Battle for the Baltics By 1944, the Soviets have turned the tide of war in the East and are pursuing the Nazi army back through the Baltic States. This is the story of the German tankers who struggled to fight, even though they could not win the war.
8. The Battle of Stalingrad By late 1942, the German offensive on the Eastern Front stalls and the Soviets make their stand in the city of Stalingrad. This is the story of the infamous battle where an entire German army is lost and the course of the war forever changed.
9. The Six Day War: Battle for the Sinai In 1967, in response to a growing threat by it's Arab neighbors, Israel launches a pre-emptive strike against Egypt in the Sinai. This is the story of one of the most dramatic victories in modern warfare.
10. The October War: Battle for the Sinai Eager to regain territory lost six years earlier, Egypt launches a surprise attack against Israel in October 1973.This is the story of the final Arab-Israeli war in the Sinai, where both sides enjoy remarkable success, but also suffer stunning defeat.
|Genres||Military & War, Documentary|
|Starring||Anatoly Kozlov, Nikolai Orlov|
|Supporting actors||Ralf Raths, Hans-Erdmann Schonbeck, Hubertus Schulz, Sergey Shpakovsky, Vladimir S. Turov, Robin Ward|
|Producers||Shane Bowler, Leanne Brennan, Paul Kilback, Mike Lavoie, Ira Levy, Ben McEvoy, Ron Simon, Peter Williamson|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
I followed this closely when the war was unfolding. I now have a much better understand as to what the Israeli armored actually faced. Amazing.Published 14 days ago by Kenneth M. Mulmat
I was hoping to get the CD.
I can not watch this on my TV, only on my computer.
I enjoyed this series, I wouldn't recommend buying the entire series as about a third of the episodes felt like repeats of other episodes. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jon
While it's a relief for someone to finally be doing a piece or two on armored history in the 20th century, there are some glaring faults;
For starters, the engagements... Read more
10 year old boy with a keen interest in wars and military history loves this show. He has learned a lot about the tradeoffs between more armor, fuel efficient design, etc.Published 11 months ago by busymama
This series is well produced and narrated. Best of all, the tank battles are historically correct. It's fast pace and animation (necessary at times) make for an exciting and... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Scott Spence