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Philippine Armor pictures
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: Sun Feb 11, 2007 4:39 pm
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Here are some out of the way armor pictures from my trips to the Philippines, the ID's might be correct, right click and save to see ID. please feel free to correct.......


Philippine Military Academy, Baguio, Luzon, Philippines

Public%20Park,%20Lingayen%20Gulf,%20Luzon,%20Philippines%20 Military%20Museum%20at%20Capas,%20Luzon,%20Philippines Philippine%20Veterans%20Museum,%20Manila,%20Philippines Fort%20Hughes,%20Caballo%20Island,%20Philippines This%20is%20the%20remains%20of%20a%20Sherman%20on%20the%20beach%20at%20Fort%20Hughes,%20Fort%20Hughes%20is%20located%20very%20close%20to%20Corregidor
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:13 pm
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Great pictures, especially like the Sherman on the beach. I'm heading to the Philippines myself later this year, will have to stop and visit some of those places, job willing of course!

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 11, 2007 7:09 pm
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JG, make a point of going to Corregidor, read up a little on the battle first. It's a very interresting place.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 2:28 pm
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Thanks for the advice, will do that for sure!

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 2:43 pm
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What kind of armament was on this Commando?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 2:44 pm
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Corregidor by Belote is probably the best single book to read...


Doug, sorry i'm no help. i'm usually lost on anything past WWII, but I am learning lots form you all. I'm a "if it doesn't have a propeller how can it fly" person. some of the guys in here will know........
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 3:53 pm
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- Doug_Kibbey
What kind of armament was on this Commando?



I would guess that it's a 50 Cal. I think those are 2 rows of 3 smoke launchers on each side of the turret.

But I'm only guessing

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 4:24 pm
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6 smoke launchers on each side of the turret. total of 12. i can see them on the original picture.....I wasn't sure that is what they were....
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Well, they were serious about their smoke! .50 for the turret? Pretty big for an older Commando.
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I'm guessing based on the barrel I see sticking out. I seem to remember the Commando offering twin .30s as one option and a .50 as another.

But then I could be remembering it wrong

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