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Guntrucks in Iraq
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2007 3:33 pm
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Hi all

don't really know much more about this than the title '"Gun Trucks der US Army im Irak-Tankograd 3002" and that it has 60 + pages here is a picture of the cover

But thought some of the group might be interested.

Jeff Lewis
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2007 3:55 pm
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That gunshield on the top truck looks vaguely familiar....
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:12 pm
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My favourite Iraq gun truck was a derelict M113 bolted to the frame of a 2-axle tractor truck. It was reported to have been built in Kuwait from prepositioned stocks. Saw the story once, and never again.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:16 pm
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My favourite Iraq gun truck was a derelict M113 bolted to the frame of a 2-axle tractor truck. It was reported to have been built in Kuwait from prepositioned stocks. Saw the story once, and never again.


I save pics of that, somewhere. Wink
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2007 9:34 pm
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Highly recommended, I have it in my library, there is also a new one out dedicated exclusively to Armoured HEMTTs.

The M113/M8something combo was the so-called "Alabama Slammer", which got nixed by the brass, IIRC- they never completed it AFAIK, I've got the photos as well, and it was a 6x6, not a 4x4.



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2007 2:44 pm
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- Maple_Leaf_Eh
My favourite Iraq gun truck was a derelict M113 bolted to the frame of a 2-axle tractor truck. It was reported to have been built in Kuwait from prepositioned stocks. Saw the story once, and never again.


I save pics of that, somewhere. Wink


www.jedsite.info/trans...818gt.html

Cool

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2007 4:55 pm
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Gotta admit, that is one cool looking Gun Truck! (Just ignore the gaping hole in the glacis plate where the truck firewall fits.)
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 3:20 pm
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rapidshare.com/files/4....part1.rar

rapidshare.com/files/4....part2.rar

May persuade you to buy a printed copy....

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