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PostPosted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:38 pm
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Hey All -

I’ve added a gallery of photos from my November 2007 visit to the Military Museum of the Chinese People’s Revolution in Beijing.

www.vgbimages.com/AFV-...961_WhFkqB

As I stated in the gallery, the outside exhibit areas containing captured US and Japanese artillery, AFVs and aircraft were closed on the day of my visit (!!!!!!!) but I photographed what I could through the windows of the main hall.

Feel free to start a collection to fund a return visit for us - maybe next time the outside areas will be open!

Type 97 Chi-Ha
Main%20Hall%20Overhead%20Overview Captured%20US%20Equipment%20-%20through%20the%20window
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:49 am
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Nice pictures, thanks for posting them.
One correction though: The aircraft you describe as an F-80 is in fact a T-33A trainer.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:23 pm
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I understand that the US captured vehicles were not accessible?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:43 pm
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P-O,

Yes, on the day that I visited the US captured equipment displays were not accessible. Sad

Costas - Thanks for the correction!

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:31 pm
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P-O,

Yes, on the day that I visited the US captured equipment displays were not accessible. Sad

Costas - Thanks for the correction!

Cheers


they probably understood that you were a spy under the command of the AFV News association Mr. Green

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:40 pm
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That "Curmudgeons In Armor" (CIA) Tee-Shirt was bound to cause somebody a problem sooner or later. Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:06 am
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P-O,

Costas - Thanks for the correction!

Cheers


You are welcome.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:12 am
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There where some chenges at the museum - new exhibition hall

www.flickr.com/photos/...596812748/
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:20 am
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Looks like a Wasp next to the L3/35.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:27 am
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Looks like a Wasp next to the L3/35.


Yes

They have now a new? M3A3 in The Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution, Beijing, China.

dishmodels.ru/wshow.htm?p=2199
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:29 am
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The same Type 97 Shinhoto Chi-Ha ?

www.vgbimages.com/AFV-...&k=DFZ5L2L

dishmodels.ru/wshow.ht...203&np=all
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:22 pm
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Probably.
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Guys - Start putting the travel fund together and Mrs VB and I will be glad to return and document all the new stuff!! Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:23 pm
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Guys - Start putting the travel fund together and Mrs VB and I will be glad to return and document all the new stuff!! Smile


If you do so, I'd be glad if you could get the Shermans serials and some nice walkarounds..

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:14 pm
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www.flickr.com/photos/...0619238546

The T-34-85 (289) to the right seems to have certain features not normally (try never) seen on Chinese T-34-85/Type 58 tanks, namely the waterproofing cover collar around the hull MG and the twin headlights with the distinctive protective guard. Add the painted over circular national marking on the turret and I think we have a Polish T-34-85M, probably supplied to Vietnam and captured by the PLA in the 1979 war... unless it was obtained from Poland in another way.

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