Did you know that Chrysler built more than 25 percent of America’s tanks during World War II? And in addition to tanks and trucks too, it even helped arm the Allied Powers’ mighty warships. You can learn more about the Chrysler “Arsenal of Democracy” in this new film.
In the Mr. Peabody's Improbable History shorts, the eponymous dog and his boy Sherman travelled back in time, resulting in hilarious conclusions. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Canadian Sherman can let you pretend to time travel all the way back to WWII, but will its price be a cold dash of present reality?
An Australian man has built himself a fully functional miniature Sherman tank. It has working treads and a rotating turret, and he drives it around his back yard. Now he wants to help you build your own. Here's how.
Is there a better way to honor those who served than honoring the vehicles they served in? Probably. But there's no more Jalopnik way of doing it than with a list of fierce olive American metal.
If there was a Nobel Prize for engine swaps, these maniacs would get it, or at least be given the award posthumously after their drag racer warped the fabric of the universe around them and caused a black hole into which they were pulled. The engine was originally designed and built in the 1940s as part of the war…
It's apparently forum project day here on Jalopnik. That Audi 4.2 V8 into a 1981 Lotus Esprit apparently wasn't enough, now we've got dueling banjos of hellish but staggeringly awesome projects. Try this World War 2 surplus Sherman tank restoration on for size. This thing was a mess of a wreck when our heroes started…