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Life magazine photos on the web (with tanks)...
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2008 10:29 am
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On another board it was brought out that there are a bunch of old LIFE magazine photos on the web. The link below takes you to a photo from an M4A3E8 covering the Han River bridge in Korea. Go to the search box and start typing key words such as "tank", etc. Some cool stuff. Not just WW2 but a whole host of Army PR photos from the late 40s. There is a slew of the M46 production line at DTA, M47s passing in review for Ike's innaguration, a batch of shots showing the SP 240mm T92 testing at APG and a very interesting set of an APG test of a T34/76 with the M4A3E8, M26 and M46. It's definitely worth a look.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2008 10:45 am
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These are good ones
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Some good pictures of the T28 and T43 too.
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lots
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A gold mine! Even an Ontos!

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I just sent Google a note to see if these can legally be used in Forums, copyright laws might apply, I will see what they say...maybe
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Is this an actual Nebelwerfer or a 'Murican design based on same or something else altogether?

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Take captions with a grain of salt. New "M60 variant". Wink

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Ascout said:

Take captions with a grain of salt


Like the picture of the dead German in a tank. It's a US tanker. Head gear and casting mark on hatch indicates so. I doubt it would've got through the censors if it was titled so. Unless this was of one of Otto Skorzeny's group that impersonated US forces during the Battle of the Bulge. Caption doesn't say much.

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LINGLE!

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Those ascots look so snappy. Laughing

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- JG300-Ascout
Is this an actual Nebelwerfer or a 'Murican design based on same or something else altogether?

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That is an American rocket launcher. It might still be in the collection at Aberdeen. Wink I recognize several of the tanks in the 'Aberdeen' or 'Newark' pictures as ones still in teh collection The T-34 is the one on my 'regular' tour In these pictures it looks like it has a camo pattern and a Soviet star on it. Wish there was a color picture

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Those ascots look so snappy. Laughing


And the Drivers 'High and tight' haircut Mr. Green

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Is this an actual Nebelwerfer or a 'Murican design based on same or something else altogether?

images.google.com/host...6fe98fec9b


That is an American rocket launcher. It might still be in the collection at Aberdeen. Wink I recognize several of the tanks in the 'Aberdeen' or 'Newark' pictures as ones still in teh collection The T-34 is the one on my 'regular' tour In these pictures it looks like it has a camo pattern and a Soviet star on it. Wish there was a color picture


Bob,
There was one (or two?) there beside the museum building when I was there, near where the "skeleton tank" was. Or were those real Nebelwerfer(s)? I might have gotten in a picture, but not sure.

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- JG300-Ascout
Is this an actual Nebelwerfer or a 'Murican design based on same or something else altogether?

images.google.com/host...6fe98fec9b


That is an American rocket launcher. It might still be in the collection at Aberdeen. Wink I recognize several of the tanks in the 'Aberdeen' or 'Newark' pictures as ones still in teh collection The T-34 is the one on my 'regular' tour In these pictures it looks like it has a camo pattern and a Soviet star on it. Wish there was a color picture


Bob,
There was one (or two?) there beside the museum building when I was there, near where the "skeleton tank" was. Or were those real Nebelwerfer(s)? I might have gotten in a picture, but not sure.


There are two Nebelwerfers (a 150mm and a 210 mm version) as well as two American box type towed RLs beside the Museum . The one in the picture isn't one of them but I think this one may be in storage either by the Refurb facility or in the warehouse. The Nebelwerfers have 6 tubes layed out in a hex pattern

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A gold mine! Even an Ontos!


LIFE MAGAZINE: Operation Deep Seas Ontos Landing 1957

'Operation DeepSea' Was a joint US / Turkey Naval landing on the 'Galipoli' coast in 1957.

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