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Ep. 22: Jeremy Black on Tank Warfare
School of WarMar 23, 2022
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Jeremy Black, Professor of History at the University of Exeter, joins the show to discuss tank warfare from its origins to the battlefields of Ukraine


  • 01:13 - Introduction
  • 02:02 - The creation of the tank
  • 07:48 - Parallel technological development of tanks and aircraft
  • 14:20 - Developing thoughts on employing tanks leading into World War II
  • 18:24 - Blitzkrieg and the role of armored vehicles, speed, and communication during invasions
  • 24:13 - The Soviet Union's invasion of Finland
  • 28:07 - The development of armored technology during the Arab-Israeli wars after World War II
  • 35:06 - Russia's strategy for invasion, the likelihood of Putin overtaking Ukraine, and the future of the tank