Shermans Vs Tigers - Who Wins?
In this course we'll examine why General Patton was an advocate of tank warfare and how he overcame the German Tanks that seemed to always be faster and stronger than any American one.
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This course will discuss the impact of tanks on modern warfare and where tank battles all started - WWII. How did tactics evolve throughout the war? How did vehicles evolve throughout the war? What was the purpose of vehicles such as tank destroyers? How did the Americans eventually overcome the Germans despite having what was statistically an inferior tank. We will also look at various viewpoints of those in support of tank warfare as a tactical advantage, and those that were against it...
I am an avid WWII living historian. I have been actively involved in living history for the last 10+ years. Part of my involvement is as a volunteer at a museum. As a part of this volunteer group, we restore and maintain original military equipment and vehicles. Within this volunteer group, I am authorized/certified to drive armored cars, half-tracks, and any wheeled vehicles. I am currently working toward certification to drive tanks(the museum has an M5 Stuart, 2 Shermans, and an M18 Tank Destroyer). In order to drive these vehicles safely and effectively, we study the tactics used by the US Army
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Bringing WWII Alive and Much More
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Howdy! I am a father of five - a 13 year old daughter, a 9 year old son, and 3 year old triplet daughters. In my day job, I am a high school special education teacher. In my free time, I am a World War II Re-enactor, with an emphasis on the US...