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Greatest Tank Battles Ep.1: The Battle of 73 Easting
During the 1991 Gulf War, the American 2nd Armoured Cavalry ran into Iraq's elite Republican Guard Tank force in a sandstorm and ignited the greatest tank battle since the Second World War.
Greatest Tank Battles Ep.2: The Battle for The Golan Heights
In 1973, Syria launched a surprise attack against Israel, with Israel having to hold off 2,000 Syrian tanks while outnumbered 10 to 1.
Greatest Tank Battles Ep.3: Battles of North Africa
The struggle for North Africa saw Rommel's Afrika Corps battling Montgomery's Eighth Army in three major battles at El Alamein in 1942 that were the turning point of the desert war.
Greatest Tank Battles Ep.4: The Battle of the Bulge
The Battle of the Bulge - SS Panzer Attack
Greatest Tank Battles Ep.5: The Battle of the Hochwald Gap
Operation Blockbuster: The Battle of the Hochwald Gap. February 1945. The Canadian 2nd Division assembles over 1,000 tanks to launch an attack into the Rhineland in an attempt to crack open the German heartland. Their casualties are heavy as they meet fanatical Nazi resistance.
Greatest Tank Battles Ep.6: The Battle of Normandy
D-Day June 6th, 1944. The Allies land on the coast of Normandy, France. The 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade has to fight its way inland past ruthless German forces led by the elite 12th SS-Panzer Division Hitlerjugend.
Greatest Tank Battles Ep.7: The Battle of Arracourt
September 18th, 1944. When Patton's 3rd Army threatens to breach the German border near Arracourt, France, Hitler desperately deploys hundreds of panzers in a huge tank-vs-tank clash. Arracourt at that time, was the largest tank battle involving U.S. forces on the Western Front.
Greatest Tank Battles Ep.8: Northern Front
The Battle of Kursk was the largest tank battle in history, involving some 6,000 tanks. July 5th, 1944. German and Soviet forces clash on the Eastern Front near Kursk in the Soviet Union. The battle begins with the German offensive "Operation Citadel" that has the objective of pinching off the Kursk salient with simultaneous attacks from the north and the south.
Greatest Tank Battles Ep.8: Southern Front
The Battle of Kursk marked the decisive end of the German offensive capability on the Eastern Front, clearing the way for the great Soviet offensives of 1944 – 1945 and the final defeat of Hitler.