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Military Channel to air second season of “Greatest Tank Battles”

The 10-episode series about 20th Century mechanized warfare will premiere its second season on the Discovery Communications net on January 11.
January 5, 2012

Discovery Communications’ Military Channel will this month begin airing the second season of Greatest Tank Battles, a 10-episode series about 20th Century mechanized warfare, produced by Breakthrough Films and Television.

The show combines CGI animation, archival footage, expert analysis and first-person accounts to detail the tactical decisions and strategy behind iconic battles from the past 100 years.

The first episode, about the Nazi’s Blitzkrieg strategy during World War Two, will air on January 11 at 10 p.m. EST/PST. Future episodes will focus on battles in Italy, Tunisia, Korea and Israel’s Six Day War.

Greatest Tank Battles is executive produced by Ira Levy and Peter Williamson for Breakthrough, and Ron Simon for Military Channel.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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