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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15885 on: 10-10-2018, 07:10:20 »


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15886 on: 10-10-2018, 07:10:45 »
I think this image is originally in color, very cool to see non-desert colored tanks in the desert.


Osprey's Italian Medium Tanks '39-'45 says that they are M13/40s of VII M tank battalion in Libya, March 1940. They were probably transferred from the Balkans since they're still in their green/grey paint (I assume they were soon over painted with desert yellow).

The side markings show it's the first tank of the first platoon of the first company.

Italian tanks received their yellow color in February 1941.

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15888 on: 10-10-2018, 19:10:20 »
This pic reminds me of a tragedy which happened close to my father's house in May 1945. There was a V1 launching installation there and kids were playing round it when one of the abandoned V1's exploded, killing four children. This is the obituary:

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15889 on: 10-10-2018, 21:10:54 »


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M-10 of 632nd Tank Destroyer battalion Aitape, New Guinea July 31, 1944

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15890 on: 11-10-2018, 05:10:40 »


Hungarian Pz IV and StuG III Ausf. F is from StuG.Abt. 210

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15892 on: 11-10-2018, 22:10:55 »
Finns using spears to destroy a tank ?

This pic reminds me of a tragedy which happened close to my father's house in May 1945. There was a V1 launching installation there and kids were playing round it when one of the abandoned V1's exploded, killing four children. This is the obituary:

yes, it is sad to think that even after the war it continues to kill (even nowadays)






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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15893 on: 11-10-2018, 22:10:54 »
Finns using spears to destroy a tank ?

Flamethrower tank KhT-26.  :)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15894 on: 12-10-2018, 01:10:53 »
Finns using spears to destroy a tank ?

Flamethrower tank KhT-26.  :)

honestly it looks like one of those fake tanks thrown together with debris to fool the enemy ;D

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15895 on: 12-10-2018, 02:10:08 »
Finns using spears to destroy a tank ?

Flamethrower tank KhT-26.  :)

honestly it looks like one of those fake tanks thrown together with debris to fool the enemy ;D

Some of them were actually remote controlled.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15896 on: 12-10-2018, 06:10:23 »


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Chasing partisans in the Savukoski area,
2.4.1944.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15897 on: 12-10-2018, 06:10:41 »


BMM Jagdpanzer 38(t) wreck in Czech lands, 1945
Trivia: the crew was basically blind to the right side once "buttoned up".

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15898 on: 12-10-2018, 17:10:37 »
"buttoned up" ?


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #15899 on: 12-10-2018, 22:10:11 »
"buttoned up" ?

Everyone inside the tank with all the hatches closed, so they have to rely on vision slits and periscopes to see.



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Chasing partisans in the Savukoski area,
2.4.1944.

What partisans would a Finnish soldier be chasing?
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