Hosted by Richard Cutland a 30 year Veteran of the British Army serving with the Royal Tank Regiment. Tank Nuts is an in-depth conversation with the best guests from the Historical and Military World including authors, stuntmen, veterans, celebrities and everything in between. All with incredible and fascinating life stories and a vast amount of knowledge to share.
Tank Nuts Episode Nineteen-Rich Fisher-Vickers MG Collection & Research Association
I chat with the incredible Mr. Rich Fisher one of the director's of the Vickers MG & Research Association whose goal is to inform and educate the publics knowledge of the Vickers machine gun's role in military history.
Join me for this incredible journey into historical research and remembrance.
Tank Nuts Episode Eighteen-Dick Taylor-British Army Veteran, Author and Historian
I chat with Dick Taylor. He started his service in the British army at the tender age of sixteen as a Junior Trooper at the Junior Leaders Regiment Royal Armoured Corps in Bovington. After completing training, he served with 3RTR and 2RTR. As well as being a tank commander, he was a specialist in tank gunnery. He was commissioned as a captain in 2000 into 1RTR and left the regular army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2013, although he has since been mobilized for operational service three times for tours overseas. During his long career he completed fifteen operational deployments to various hot spots including three tours of Afghanistan, two to Iraq, as well as Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, and South Sudan. He is the official historian of the Royal Armoured Corps, has an avid interest in modern and military history and writes military history books for a hobby. His most recent publications have been The Second World War Tank Crisis: The Fall and Rise of British Armour 1919-1945, and the first two volumes of Armoured Warfare in the British Army (Find, Fix and Strike).
Tank Nuts Episode Seventeen-Nikki Scott-Founder of Scotty's Little Soldiers
I sit down with Nikki Scott the founder and driving force behind Scotty’s Little Soldiers the incredible charity dedicated to supporting bereaved military children & young people who have experienced the death of a parent who served in the British Armed Forces.
Inspired by the experience of Nikki following the death of her husband Corporal Lee Scott in Afghanistan in 2009, the charity is currently providing assistance to hundreds of bereaved Forces children and young people around the UK.
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Tank Nuts Episode Sixteen-Frank Wood-Site and Restorations Manager at the Eden Camp Modern History Museum
We chat with Frank Wood -Site and Restorations Manager at Eden Camp Modern History Museum. Hear more about this incredible venue all set in the buildings and grounds of an original World War 2 Prisoner of War Camp. We discuss his passion for keeping History alive, his love of a particular exhibit the M-50 Sherman Tank and a whole lot more.
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Tank Nuts Episode Fifteen- "Baz" Private Collector of French Military Vehicles.
We chat with "Baz" a private collector and restorer of French Military Vehicles, we discuss his love for living History, the joys and pitfalls of ownership and restoration and the incredible stories along the way, including meeting the man who keeps a Naval Mine in his living room....
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Tank Nuts Episode Fourteen-Rich Jones "The lost Soldier" British Army To Cocaine Kingpin Part 2/2
Part 2-We follow "The lost Soldier" Rich Jones as he gets deeper into the world of organized crime. Culminating in arrest and a 15 year prison sentence in 2012 after being convicted of conspiracy to supply cocaine.
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Talk and tanks
I have never just listend to two Jents just talk whilst I’m blowing up tanks
I didn’t think I’d be interested in listening about a stuntman, but it was an amazing interview with a ton of anecdotes about working with weapons and tanks in a number of well-known films.