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Bovington Tank Museum pics... Some ID Help Needed
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Neil_Baumgardner
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 1:34 am
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No problem. I also got some decent pics at the Royal Artillery Museum at Woolwich yesterday.

My favorite was definately "Green Mace":
www.skomer.u-net.com/p...enmace.htm

The SP70 was also pretty cool, and it was interesting to see an M44 with the screen intact & up.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 4:00 am
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Neil Glad you had a good trip, take it they were not helpful in letting you into the reserve collection?
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Neil Glad you had a good trip, take it they were not helpful in letting you into the reserve collection?


Nah, unfortunately I wasnt able to set it up soon enough. Apparently they're very busy getting ready for TankFest on the 25th & 26th. Next time I guess...

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Allow me to say Neil, superb images as usual


Just a pity the thread takes forever to load....

Neill? new topic for each set of images?

Cool

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 1:31 pm
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Nah, sorry - I think the same rule applies to this thread as your website updates. Similar to the way I started putting all my images in one post instead of one per post on the old board - otherwise this board will be full of Bovington pic threads by the time I am done...

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 1:59 pm
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Neill,

You going ro Eurosatory 2006 whilst in France, which starts today, Monday 12th June?

Regards,

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:03 pm
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Some 1930s British tanks:

A9 Cruiser Mk I

A10%20Cruiser%20Mk%20IIACS A11%20Matilda%20I A13%20Cruiser%20Mk%20III:%20This%20is%20a%20Christie%20design,%20note%20the%20suspension%20in%20the%20last%20picture.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:06 pm
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Neill,

You going To Eurosatory 2006 whilst in France, which starts today, Monday 12th June?



Why yes actually I will Wink - starts tomorrow Monday June 12 that is... I will have pics... Are you in town for it by chance?

In fact, since photobucket now supports video hosting, I may also have some videos of the demos...

But I cant promise how soon I will have time to take & upload pics/videos though...

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:17 pm
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Some early German vehicles

PzKpfw II Ausf N

Sd.Kfz.%20251%20Hanomag%20SPW

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:33 pm
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French vehicles

Char B1 bis

Somua%20S35%20 Renault%20UE

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:48 pm
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More British WWII armor

Cromwell Mk IV

Centaur%20turret Universal%20Carrier

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 3:15 pm
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A few Shermans:

M4A1 Sherman "Michael" - the first British Sherman. Note the bow MGs. Bovington also claims this is the oldest surviving Sherman. Can anyone contest this?

M4A4%20Sherman%20Firefly M4A4%20Sherman%20Crab Sherman%20DD%20(not%20sure%20which%20model?)%20 There%20was%20a%20staff-member%20going%20around%20the%20museum%20checking%20all%20the%20signs%20-%20so%20I%20had%20to%20contest%20the%20\"only%20surviving%20Sherman%20DD\"%20claim%20;)

Friendly conversation actually. He wasnt aware of the Ordnance Museum at Aberdeen. I did concede Bovington likely has the only intact (with the exception of the cutout window) Sherman DD.

Although I hope/assume thats not an original screen they cut into (then again it is a little ratty for a repro) - if not the Ordnance Museum easily could do the same thing with its Sherman Easy Eight DD someday.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 11, 2006 4:34 pm
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Why yes actually I will - starts tomorrow Monday June 12 that is... I will have pics... Are you in town for it by chance?


Unfortunately no not this time as I am being House Husband in addition to my own career whilst my Ex is in the States on business..........and Paris is usually so nice at this time of year! Rolling Eyes

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 12, 2006 8:50 am
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dd sherman was discussed after my museum visit in april


www.com-central.net/in...ht=sherman
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 11:50 am
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Some more armored cars:

Humber

Morris%20light%20reconnaissance%20car Bison%20-%20this%20is%20a%20truck%20(or%20\"lorry\")%20armored%20with%20concrete

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