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#771 Post by jack t ripper » Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:15 am

Mac wrote:Inside a British Mark IV tank...

Jeez, that is miserable. Of course, the infantry didn't have it so good either.
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#772 Post by chijohnaok » Mon Sep 02, 2019 12:20 pm

Learned something new from that video:

‘Chain Mail’ used in WW 1 (for those throat guards).
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#773 Post by Mac » Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:54 pm

Inside the German A7V, the only German produced tank to see action in WW1. Appears a bit more spacious inside than the Mark IV, until you realise it had a minimum crew of 18 jammed into it like sardines.

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#774 Post by nelmsm » Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:46 pm

Got some pictures of the inside of a Renault from the Museum of the American GI the other day. Not enough room to turn around or even take a deep breath
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#775 Post by chijohnaok » Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:08 am




Bad enough that Germany cannot seem to keep its Bundeswehr panzers running, they also insist in having their museum panzers to be in non-working condition. ;-)
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#776 Post by chijohnaok » Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:53 am




"England" for the win... ;-)
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#777 Post by chijohnaok » Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:21 pm

The tale of a frankenship...


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#778 Post by chijohnaok » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:56 pm

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#779 Post by chijohnaok » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:47 pm

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#780 Post by chijohnaok » Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:55 am




I've never owned either vehicles.

I did own a 1997 Jeep Cherokee Sport which looked somewhat similar to this:

http://gtcarlot.com/colors/car/72346722.html

I never owned a Kubelwagen.
I do remember that when I was a kid there was a lady in the apartment building that we lived in that owned the "Thing" which was an offshoot of the Kubelwagen...looked similar to this:
https://classics.autotrader.com/classic ... /101177857

My Jeep Cherokee Sport was a handy vehicle to have when I lived up in Chicago---handled well during the winters there.
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