These sites are about military tanks. They explore the history of the tank, why it was developed and factors contributing to the advancement of the tank after WWI. Links to eThemes Resources: World War I, World War II: Battles in World War II, World War II for Upper Grades, World War II for Elementary Students, Korean War, Vietnam War, and Iraq War.
Military Tanks, Vehicles and Artillery
This site catalogues 544 military tanks and includes a description, history, and country of origin. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn the history of tanks from the Landship Committee in 1915 through to the Second Gulf War.
NOTE: This site includes ads.
Weapons of War: Tanks
Read about the evolution of the tank. NOTE: This site includes ads.
A Short History of Military Tanks
Discover the history of military tanks as well as the future of big tanks.
Armored Fighting Vehicles Page
Click on the links to find out more about different tanks and armored vehicles.
10 Most Epic Tank Battles in Military History
View images and read a description of the top 10 tank battles in military history.
The Development of the Tank
This site chronicles the development of the tank. NOTE: This site includes ads.
A Brief Overview of the Origin of the Modern Tank
This site looks at the history of the modern tank.
Evolution of the Tank Video
This video talks you through a brief history of the tank. (Total Running Time: 7:06) NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
eThemes Resource: World War I
These sites cover the events of World War I (1914-1918). Read eye witness accounts and view photographs and maps. Other topics include the assassination of Austrian Archduke Ferdinand, trench warfare, Choctaw Code Talkers, President Woodrow Wilson, war propaganda, Treaty of Versailles, the Lusitania, and the Zimmerman telegram. Includes biographies, letters, images, posters, video, and audio clips. There are eThemes resources on Woodrow Wilson and the decade from 1910-1919.
eThemes Resource: World War II: Battles in World War II
These sites focus on major battle events in World War II including the Pacific War, the Battle of Midway, Pearl harbor, and the Battle of Guadalcanal. Learn about World War II from the vantage points of both the Japanese and the Americans. Includes animations, interactive battle maps, timelines, first-hand accounts, interviews, photos, and audio clips. There are also links to eThemes Resources on World War II for Upper Grades, World War II: Guadalcanal, and Pearl Harbor.
eThemes Resource: World War II for Upper Grades
These sites cover the events of World War II (1939-1945). There are several first-hand accounts in text and audio from people involved in the war effort. Other topics include life on the homefront, the role of women, and the type of airplanes and weapons used. Includes biographies, letters, images, posters, video, and audio clips. There are links to eThemes Resources on various related topics.
eThemes Resource: Korean War
Here are resources abouth the Korean War. There are maps, timelines, articles, and interviews with Korean War veterans. There are quick facts, audio clips, lesson plans, discussion questions, and many photographs. Included are two eThemes resources on North and South Korea.
eThemes Resource: Vietnam War
These websites are about the Vietnam War. There are websites about the soldiers, the war, events in the United States during the war, and what happened after the war. Includes lesson plans, timelines, and photos. There are links to eThemes on college protests, the 60’s, the 70’s, Veterans Day, and the country of Vietnam.
eThemes Resource: Iraq War
These sites are about Iraq and the war in Iraq. Students can find resources to help them analyze and discuss different aspects of this topic. Movies, audio files, editorials, and maps, are provided. Included are eThemes resources on Iraq and helping students understand the war in Iraq.