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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 9:15 am
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most of the colour photos seems to have come from[Patton museum]?????
a lot of variants??

dennis

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:31 am
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Jeff, the color ones & some of the B&W are from the Ordnance Museum. They appear to be from differing eras. The first color ones appear to be late 40s early 50s, later color ones appear to be from the 60s or 70s.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 10:35 am
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BTW, dare I ask where these came from? Bovington archives?

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 1:58 pm
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neil.
the names dennis??? and if I told you the source I would have to have you killed[ a english saying when you cant tell anyone]
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 2:09 pm
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Dennis! Sorry, dont know why I keep doing that! - must be the "j" in jtrowbridge - I think "jeff" for some reason! Sorry!

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 12:28 am
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Hi Folks!

Interesting collection! Maybe Hunnicutt's collection of refereces for his Sherman book?

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 3:35 am
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Dennis;

The 'Mine Exploader' (can't think of the official name) Sherman ... that is the first actual picture I have seen of other than the assembly (T1E1 Earthworm) the Sherman pushes instead of riding on top of.

Are there anymore pictures of this special vehicle? I guess I need to 'pony up' the funds one day on the Hunnicutt book.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 4:05 am
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jeff.
sorry that was the only photo,to answer neils earlier question, just recently an old friend of mine died , his widow gave me about 900 pictures I must stress that it was pictures not photos, no ideal where he got them but Im sure it was way before computers were invented
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