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Full Militärmuseum
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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FT-17 driver compartment. It's really a work of beauty:



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You know I am not good at Dodge trucks... What's the exact model of this?



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I can't id this Ford car either Sad
The one in the background is a nice Opel Blitz Ambulance, with Swiss Army markings



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 2:55 am
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Museum is closed in winter, but some pictures are available on the website.

Centurion ARV. This is a new aquisition, ex-swiss, ex-swedish tank:
www.militaer-museum.ch...large.html

looks like M44 is ready for display.
www.militaer-museum.ch...large.html

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 11:25 am
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You know I am not good at Dodge trucks... What's the exact model of this?



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I would say, Dodge WC3, because it has no winch behind the front bumper.

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Thanks!

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I was there last Sunday together with Christoph Zimmerli of www.wheelsandtracks.com. We saw the recently restored M44, they did a pretty good job on it. Centurion ARV back from Sweden.
We managed to visit the workshop where we spotted for the first time a BMP-1 and BTR-60, plus a CMP truck under restoration, there were very cool artillery things I will report on the artillery forum.

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Here how the M44 was looking in August 2010:


M44 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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It was put back on display around November 2011 and this how it looks now:


M44 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:27 pm
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I was there last Sunday together with Christoph Zimmerli of www.wheelsandtracks.com.


Hi Massimo

I think it was Saturday

Greetings
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I think it was Saturday

Greetings
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Yes, you are right! Laughing
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I can't id this Ford car either Sad



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Probably a Ford Model A, all the cues are there. Also, they made about two dozen variants over five years or so in several countries. Best bet is to post at a classic Ford forum.

I'm guessing sedan or business coupe.
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Please also note the special numberplate "12153 A". This is a special army numberplate they put on requisition cars and trucks. During WW2 the Swiss Army didn't have enought cars, trucks etc. So the army "hired" civilian vehicles and put an army numberplate on (A for cars, tractors etc, B for motorbikes).

This is a good website about all the different army numberplates (sorry, German only).

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Thanks Doug!

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Konigstiger's transmission by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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