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Welcome to The Two Tankers And A Cat podcast, where we will talk about past, present and future military tanks! We will also discuss the World Of Tanks computer game, as both of your hosts are avid players of this game.

Welcome to The Two Tankers And A Cat podcast, where we will talk about past, present and future military tanks! We will also discuss the World Of Tanks computer game, as both of your hosts are avid players of this game.
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United States

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Welcome to The Two Tankers And A Cat podcast, where we will talk about past, present and future military tanks! We will also discuss the World Of Tanks computer game, as both of your hosts are avid players of this game.

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English

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620-687-5295


Episodes

EPISODE #34 - THE SU-100 SOVIET TANK KILLER AND CASTRO'S SU-100 DURING THE BAY OF PIGS OF INVASION!

1/21/2020
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Welcome to the 34th Episode of the Two Tankers and a Cat Podcast! Closely related to the SU-85, the SU-100 Soviet Union Tank Destroyer incorporated much of its design, revolving around the new D10 100 mm (3.94 in) antitank gun. The SU-100 arrived in operational units in October 1944 and immediately became popular with Russian crews. During the failed Bay of Pigs Invasion in Cuba, The USS Houston, an American troop and supply vessel, was damaged by several FAR rockets and Castro himself...

Duration:00:25:26

EPISODE #33 - The American M1128 Stryker Mobile Gun System and America's Largest Tank Battle Since World War II!

1/7/2020
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Welcome to the 33rd Episode of The Two Tankers And A Cat Podcast! In this episode we talk about the American version of the M1128 Stryker Mobile Gun System! The M1128 Mobile Gun System is an eight-wheeled armored car of the Stryker armored fighting vehicle family, mounting a 105 mm tank gun, based on the Canadian LAV III light-armored vehicle manufactured by General Dynamics Land Systems. We also talk about America's largest tank battle since World War II! The battle of 73 Easting is...

Duration:00:29:20

EPISODE #32 - The Panzerjäger I During World War II And The Tanker Who Fought For The Americans And The Soviets!

12/24/2019
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Welcome to the 32nd Episode of The Two Tankers And A Cat Podcast! Even before the Second World War, the famous German tank commander, Heinz Guderian, had predicted the need for highly mobile self-propelled anti-tank vehicles, later known as Panzerjäger or Jagdpanzer. Joseph R. Byrle is thought to be the only American soldier to have served with both the United States Army and the Soviet Red Army in World War II. He took part in Mission Albany, the airborne landings of the 101st Airborne...

Duration:00:33:52

EPISODE #31 - THE GERMAN HEAVY TANK PROTOTYPE DURCHBRUCHSWAGEN 2 (DW2) AND THE GERMAN KRUPP FAMILY!

12/10/2019
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Welcome to the 31st Episode of The Two Tankers and a Cat Podcast! In this episode we talk about the Durchbruchswagen 2 and the Krupp family during World War II! The DW2 tank (Durchbruchswagen 2) was a prototype German battle tank developed by the firm Henschel & Sohn at the request of the Reich government, during the Second World War. Considered a heavy tank because of its mass, it was designed to fit into the category of breakthrough tanks at a time when Hitler was seeking to equip his...

Duration:00:21:09

EPISODE #30 - THE SOVIET UNION KV-2 HAD A UNIQUE SILHOUETTE AND IT WAS A BEAST OF A HEAVY TANK!

11/26/2019
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Welcome to Episode #30 of The Two Tankers and A Cat Podcast! In this episode we talk about the Soviet Union KV-2 and how German armor had issues in taking them out in World War II. The KV-2 was a beast of a tank, that was made from a lot of steel! Its only drawback was being slow, but we cover its success in World War II. We also talk about the Battle of Raseiniai where a single KV-2 got behind the German lines and caused some havoc! Remember you can always contact us with your comments or...

Duration:00:29:04

EPISODE #29 - THE T-38 SOVIET UNION AMPHIBIOUS LIGHT TANK AND ITS INVOLVEMENT IN THE DNIEPER RIVER CROSSING!

11/12/2019
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Welcome to the 29th Episode of The Two Tankers and A Cat Podcast. We discuss the Soviet Union's need for an amphibious light tank during World War II. They designed the T-38, which you will find out during this podcast, didn't pan out very well. It did however lead to the development of the Soviet Union T-40, which was a more successful tank. The T-38 was involved in the Dnieper River crossing during World War II. As always, Charlie and I really enjoy talking about tanks, and this episode...

Duration:00:36:32

EPISODE #28 - THE MARMON HERRINGTON MTLS-1G14 TANK AND WHAT IS THIS LEND LEASE DEAL WE ARE ALWAYS TALKING ABOUT!"

10/29/2019
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Welcome to the 28th Episode of The Two Tankers and A Cat Podcast! In this episode we talk about the Marmon-Herrington MTLS-1G14 tank that went into production during World War II. The MTLS-1G14 tank had dual main guns, and it showed up a little too late to the fight to be a productive piece of armor in World War II. We also talk a bit about the United State's lend lease program during World War II, and how that program benefited many of our allies during that war. You can contact us with...

Duration:00:35:15

EPISODE #27 - THE ITALIAN SEMOVENTE L40 DA 47/32 AND OPERATION URANUS/SATURN!

10/15/2019
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Welcome to the 27th Episode of The Two Tankers and A Cat Podcast! In this episode we talk about an Italian Self-Propelled Gun (SPG) or a tank destroyer for short. The Italian Semovente L40 DA 47/32 (what a mouthful) was a SPG used in World War II by the Italians, along with their little tankettes. We talk about whether this SPG design was a success or not. We also cover Operation Uranus and Operation Saturn during War II. Don't forget to visit our website at: www.twotankersandcat.com Please...

Duration:00:32:24

EPISODE #26 - THE FORD 3 TON TANK AND WILL DRONE TANKS PLAY A ROLE IN FUTURE WORLD MILITARY OPERATIONS?

10/1/2019
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Welcome to the 26th Episode of The Two Tankers And A Cat Podcast! We talk about a variety of armor in this episode of our podcast. We start off talking about the two man Ford 3 Ton Tank and how the French just wanted a few of them to use as a tractor. We end this episode talking about how technology may influence the future of tanks. The U.S. and Soviet Union are both working towards perfecting what we call drone tanks. Is this the future of tanking? We want to know what our listeners think...

Duration:00:44:47

EPISODE #25 - HOW HELPFUL WAS THE TESTING OF THE M6A2E1 EXPERIMENTAL TANK?

9/17/2019
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While the M6A2E1's design was rejected for use in combat, it was still important to the development of the T29 tank. Due to the use of existing unused T1E1s for a hull, they were able to have a tank ready that could test design choices for the upcoming T29 tank. When the tank was finished with turret design, it would find usage testing out the T5 105mm gun as well as gun mounting aspects with lessons learned from this being implemented in the T29 program. Remember you can always contact us...

Duration:00:28:03

EPISODE #24 - THE M7 PRIEST, AND HOW THE NEW ZEALAND BOB SEMPLE TANK DETHRONED THE M3 LEE AS THE TALLEST TANK THUS FAR!

9/3/2019
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Welcome to the 24th Episode of The Two Tankers and A Cat Podcast! In this episode we talk about the M7 Priest Self Propelled Gun (SPG). We also talk about how a listener of the podcast from New Zealand brought to our attention the Bob Semple tank and how it is a taller tank than the M3 Lee. Up until this episode, we always talked about how the M3 Lee was the tallest tank we had covered in the podcast. Check out this episode to see just how much taller the Bob Semple tank actually was! Until...

Duration:00:28:26

EPISODE #23 - THE M8 GREYHOUND AND HOW IT DID UP AGAINST A TIGER II IN WORLD WAR II!

8/20/2019
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Welcome to the 23rd Episode of The Two Tankers and A Cat Podcast! The M8 Greyhound served with the cavalry reconnaissance troops, with the role of being the eyes and ears of the battalion using its long-range radio set. We talk about how successful the M8 was during World War II. Also give this episode a listen to see how an M8 went up against a Tiger II in World War II, and hear about the results of this skirmish! Happy Tanking, and until next time have a great day!

Duration:00:34:12

EPISODE #22 - KEEPING THE GERMAN TIGER 712 TANK ALIVE!

8/6/2019
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Welcome to Episode #22 of The Two Tankers and A Cat Podcast! In this episode Charley and I talk about the Tiger 712 tank and its history during World War II. We also talk a lot about saving the pieces of armor that are currently in the United States and ways we can help preserve some of these pieces of our American Heritage! There is a fundraiser underway that will help preserve the Tiger 712, so future generations will be able to study this beast. Happy tanking, and have a great week!

Duration:00:38:23

EPISODE #21 - THE BRITISH COMET, AND HOW DID IT FAIR AGAINST A TIGER TANK IN WORLD WAR II!

7/23/2019
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Welcome to the 21st episode of The Two Tankers and A Cat Podcast! This episode was suggested by one of our Patreon supporters, Andy Crowe. Andy requested that we do an episode on the British Comet tank. In this episode we cover the specifications of the Comet tank and talk about an incident in World War II where a Comet tank took out a German Tiger tank. If you have any suggestions for future episodes, you can contact us through email at twotankersandcat@gmail.com or on our website at...

Duration:00:25:57

EPISODE #20 - THE GERMAN PANTHER TANK AND THE BATTLE OF MACIEJOW IN WORLD WAR II!

7/9/2019
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Welcome to Episode #20 of The Two Tankers and a Cat Podcast! Charley and I talk about the German Panther tanks during World War II and some of the production problems they had with these tanks. We also talk about the Battle of MacieJow during World War II between the Soviets and Germany. If you have any comments or future show suggestions please contact us at twotankersandcat@gmail.com If you want to support our podcast, you can do so by visiting our Patreon page at...

Duration:01:05:30

EPISODE #19 - DO TANKETTES REALLY EXIST? WE TRULY DO BELIEVE TANKETTES EXIST AND THE DICTIONARY BACKS US UP!

6/25/2019
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Welcome to The Two Tankers and a Cat Podcast Episode #19! The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a Tankette as simply "a small military tank". In this episode we talk about the many different tankettes that were manufactured throughout the World by many different countries. Tankettes started with the British designing the Carden-Loyd tankette which became very popular between World War I and World War II. Did you know that Japan had a tankette that was designed to be operated on railroad...

Duration:00:49:37

EPISODE #18 - THE SOUTH AFRICAN OLIFANT MK1A MAIN BATTLE TANK IN THE SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER WARS!

6/11/2019
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In Episode #18 of The Two Tankers and a Cat Podcast we talk about the South African Olifant Mk1A main battle tank. The Olifant takes its Afrikaans name from the African Elephant. The Olifant was an important part of the South African border wars between South Africa, Zambia and Angola during the mid-1980's. We talk about several major battles in this region of Africa and how tanks were a large part of those battles. Don't forget that we want your comments, and you can contact us at...

Duration:00:49:31

EPISODE #17 - WE TALK ABOUT THE AMERICAN M3/M5 STUART LIGHT TANK'S ROLE IN WORLD WAR II.

5/28/2019
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Welcome to the 17th Episode of the Two Tankers and a Cat Podcast! In this episode, Charlie and I talk about the American M3/M5 Stuart light tank's role in World War II. We talk about the Satan Zippo tank, which was the flamethrower version of the M3/M5 Stuart tanks in the Pacific Theater of World War II. We cover the use of the Stuart Light Tanks in Africa, the European Theater, and the Pacific Theater of World War II. Also find out what country put a 90mm gun on the Stuart as a way to reuse...

Duration:00:57:50

EPISODE #16 - WE ATTEMPT TO MAKE THE CASE FOR THE GERMAN PANZER III AND STUG III DURING WORLD WAR II!

5/14/2019
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Welcome to the sixteenth episode of The Two Tankers and A Cat Podcast! Charley and I attempt to make the case for the German Panzer III and Stug III that was a huge part of the German arsenal during World War II. We talk about the shortfalls of the 37mm guns that were originally mounted on the Panzers, and how the outcome of World War II may have been much different if the Panzers would have been fitted with a bigger gun from the start. Make sure you visit our Patreon page at...

Duration:00:56:18

EPISODE #15 - THE SOVIET UNION IS-2 TANK AND THE BATTLE OF BERLIN IN WORLD WAR II!

4/30/2019
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Welcome to Episode #15 of The Two Tankers and a Cat Podcast! What do the JS-2, IS-2 and Joseph Stalin 2 all have in common? Join us for this episode of our Podcast to learn more about this popular Soviet Union tank during World War II. We also talk about the involvement of the IS-2 in the Battle of Berlin during World War II. Make sure you check out another great history lesson covering this Soviet Union powerful tank! Also don't forget to checkout our new Patreon page at:...

Duration:00:55:34