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Rail Heading in the Old Days
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: Sat May 24, 2008 2:34 pm
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You sure thats not the LA ARNG loading out for NTC in 1987? Laughing Just kidding, but looking at the ropes and timbers, it shows how things never change.

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PostPosted: Sat May 24, 2008 5:20 pm
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Hi Mark:

Any idea where or when, or if there are other photos in the series?

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I didn't see any like that. Found the photo at: www.flickr.com/photos/...f_congress
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What does the man on the left have on his right leg?


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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2008 6:23 am
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artillery drivers leg guard leather and iron, Drivers were issued a leg-guard, an iron plate encased in leather and strapped to the right leg to prevent the limber pole from injuring them.

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Thanks! Talk about an obscure fact Shocked

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