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Bovington Tank Museum pics... Some ID Help Needed
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 12:16 pm
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The Ram II target tank

Matilda%20CDL They%20have%20set%20a%20light%20on%20this%20tank%20to%20flash,%20I%20believe%20the%20pic%20is%20in%20mid-flash. Covenanter Tetrarch

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Updated series of WWII German vehicle pictures:

PzBefWg I - Panzer I command tank

PzKpfw%20II%20Ausf%20F PzKpfw%20III%20Ausf%20L PzKpfw%20III%20Ausf%20N PzKpfw%20IV%20Ausf%20H PzKpfw%20V%20Panther%20Ausf%20G%20-%20like%20the%20JagdPanther%20below,%20this%20one%20was%20built%20at%20the%20Panther%20factory%20under%20the%20direction%20of%20the%20British%20Army%20REME%20at%20the%20end%20of%20the%20war. PzKpfw%20VI%20Tiger PzKpfw%20VI%20King%20Tiger%20(Porsche%20Turret) PzKpfw%20VI%20King%20Tiger%20(Krupp%20Turret)%20-%20this%20one%20just%20came%20from%20the%20Defence%20Academy%20at%20Shrivenham.%20There's%20more%20info%20at%20this%20link:%20http://www.tankmuseum.co.uk/news/pr_bovington_king_280506.html JagdPanther%20-%20this%20was%20also%20built%20at%20the%20Panther%20factory%20under%20the%20direction%20of%20the%20British%20Army%20REME%20at%20the%20end%20of%20the%20war. JagdTiger Stug%2040%20Ausf%20G

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One more item - Bovington's Panther Schmalturm turret. I didnt remember seeing it 2 years ago, was glad to see it this time:



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I need some help identifying this armored car. The sign does not appear to match the vehicle?



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Similarly, are these Sherman rollers?



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Any idea what this is a model of?



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Nice shots, Neil. I really really hope that you will go to the Saumur Tank Museum soon, to take more wonderful photos.
I took some of your photos from the Bovington tank museum, and inserted it in my PDF files (look at the "Tiger and Panther survivors lists" topic).

Cheers from France,

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Unfortunately, I dont know when I will get to Saumur again - although I was pleased to find that they had brought a Char B1 bis to Eurosatory last week. Pictures to follow in another thread...

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So no help on these? The armored car especially?

Jim?

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So no help on these? The armored car especially?

Jim?

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Sorry Neill the thread takes so long to download from image-treacle-bucket that I have had to turn the images off when I view it... one of the consequences of living in this part of the world I suspect.

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A Mk A Whippet known as "Caesar" - one of two in the world, the other is at the Ordnance Museum at APG. A Birtish Army Lieutenant won a VC posthumously in this tank.

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They also have a Whippet in the Belgian Museum of Armour in Brussels (and a Mk IV IIRC).

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Hi Neil! Hi Folks!

Thanks for sharing your photos! Almost makes up for not go there myself.

As for your questions:

1. The armored car, no clue yet.

2. The possible Sherman mine rollers, again no clue yet.

3. The model. Looks a bit like a possible VERY early Chieftain idea.

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Sorry Neill the thread takes so long to download from image-treacle-bucket that I have had to turn the images off when I view it... one of the consequences of living in this part of the world I suspect.

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How about you just let it load in a seperate window while you're doing whatever else? I hate to leave you out of this... I may have to look into the photobucket album options...

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Great pics Neil, thanks!

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