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APG video screenshots 1987-88
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2014 4:28 pm
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Hi all,
I put my old video tapes on disc 2 years ago and today tried to get a few screenshots to show. In 1987 and 1988 the concrete pads were being set, and some of the AFVs were "primer red" waiting to be painted. The Tiger I and Tiger II were both still there as displays (my few shots of them did not come out, they are both in background of Type 95 tank) and there was a German 8 wheel Spahwagon and 2 Hotchkiss carriers there then. Basically, my video was a walk around using an old GE video Camera, for it's time it did ok. I hope to get more (and better) screen shots using tripod and possibly pause button, still need to work on it! My too much "time on my hands" ends June 9, when I am released to go back to work. Rick
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2 primered Hotchkiss carriers. 8x8 Spahwagon.


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4083 is Hummer Ambulance at Churchville, MD Automotive Course.
4074 background are both Tiger tanks.


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Photos 4095 and 4096 were on APG not near Museum.
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The next group of photos are from APG Armed Forces Day. Tried tripod and closer views, negligible results.
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A few more from May 14, 1988.
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These video shots are from APG Live Fire Armed Forces Shows. I have also got 35mm photos from those days (much better quality) and eventually will post them. In 1988 they showed two SPH. The M109A4 and the pilot M106A6 Paladin, interesting to note that both vehicles had problems with firing and after 1 round were done.
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3 more photos.
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3 more of the bridge.
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Bridge. IIRC this bridge was Israeli and being tested at APG to replace AVLB bridge.
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