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AFV in Greece
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 11:03 am
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How many were in service with the Greek Army M24 Chaffee and M8 Greyhound ?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 11:09 pm
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As I recall, 206 M24s were received as military aid directly from the US in 1950. More were acquired later, including a number from Italian stocks, as mentioned in an old magazine article. M8s were received from both British stocks and MDAP, so exact numbers are hard to find.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:18 am
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Artillery Museum:
www.army.gr/files/Medi...eia/PB.swf
For non-Greek speakers, click Εκθέματα -> Υπαίθριο Μουσείο -> Α/Κ Πυροβόλα (Exhibits -> Open-air Museum -> SP Guns)
Shown are: M42 Duster, M44A1 and M52A1.

Engineer Museum (softskins):
www.army.gr/files/Imag...aniko2.jpg

www.army.gr/files/Medi...MHXTVN.swf

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:08 am
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The Komotini Leopard is a Leopard 1V BTW

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:57 pm
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Photo archives page of the Historic Military Vehicles Association based here in Thessaloniki.
www.siso.gr/photo-archives.html

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:17 pm
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More stuff:
www.network54.com/Foru...24+Chaffee

www.flickr.com/photos/...588440079/

www.shutterstock.com/p...reece.html

www.military-vehicle-p...ber538.asp (Thessaloniki)

forums.overclockers.co...t=17754820

www.military-vehicle-p...ber487.asp (Messolonghi, I think)

War Museum exhibits:
2.bp.blogspot.com/-Om0...00-wmk.jpg

2.bp.blogspot.com/-uRy...01-wmk.jpg

2.bp.blogspot.com/-uuC...31-wmk.jpg

3.bp.blogspot.com/-LR8...40-wmk.jpg

2.bp.blogspot.com/-Rza...41-wmk.jpg

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:19 pm
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Here at the military museum in Lešany have three tanks after the Greek army.

M-48 Patton
onmo.rajce.idnes.cz/Ta...G_4419.JPG

M-60 Patton
onmo.rajce.idnes.cz/Ta...G_4424.JPG

Leopard 1
onmo.rajce.idnes.cz/Ta...G_4471.JPG
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:27 pm
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These were donated by the Army to the museum.
But they are from Greece, not in Greece.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:51 pm
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The Sherman from the Palis Foundation seems to be a Grizzly.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 3:57 pm
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More from the local museum:
www.military-vehicle-p...ber164.asp

www.military-vehicle-p...ber165.asp

www.military-vehicle-p...ber501.asp

Historic Military Vehicles Association
www.military-vehicle-p...ber578.asp

Messolonghi
www.military-vehicle-p...ber444.asp

www.military-vehicle-p...ber621.asp

www.military-vehicle-p...ber531.asp

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:56 pm
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A M47 in the Armor School grounds

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:23 am
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Marmon-Herrington MK IVF preserved in an Army facility.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:28 am
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That is War Museum, Thessaloniki - foto.mail.ru/mail/trol...304?page=1
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 10:27 am
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Which is where I live. Wink

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 6:45 pm
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A small Greek company is producing decals for Greek and Cypriot vehicles. Their instruction sheets contain good pictures of the vehicles both in service and after retirement.
www.lmdecals.gr/en/172
www.lmdecals.gr/en/135

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