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Part of the Brussels collection relocated
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:20 pm
Post subject: Part of the Brussels collection relocated

A small part of the collection did recently move to a new location.
The M46, Jpk, Gepard and BDX are moved to a location at Boncelles near Liege.
At the new location was alread a Leopard present and a Sherman wreck from the range in Brasschaat is also going there.
New location: N50 34.758 E005 31.700

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 1:22 pm
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Hi Michel.

There is a WWI fortress in Boncelles, I was there once many years ago.
Are the tanks some kind of part of the Fortress or?

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 1:49 pm
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Hi Wim

Its a new memorial site just outside the olf fortress.
More info you can find here: www.latourdair.be/inde...&Itemid=30

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:10 am
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Hello Michel,

thanks for the information, I'm glad to see that one of the Firefly hulls from Braschaat has found a new home (and that we got the information).

It seems that the guys from Boncelles mixed up the Flakpanzer Gepard from WW2 with the vehicle based on the Leopard 1.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:51 am
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Tichneor do you have a good photos of them in the new location (or could get)?

Especially the M46 and Kanonenjagdpanzer ?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 1:58 pm
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Rafal

Its on my to do list, should be before end of july.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:14 pm
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Rafal

Its on my to do list, should be before end of july.

Michel


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 22, 2011 3:39 am
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Sorry Rafal

Not yet, still on my todo list

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:09 pm
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Last week (may25th) I visited the museum in Brussels. Noted were the following AFVs;
FT17
Whippet
Mk.IV male
Universal carrier
Leopard 1 #54678
M24
1 x AIFV
4 x M113 (73130, 73132 and .......)
M41
CVR(T) in UN colours
Daimler Scout car
Dingo
M47 #53185
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2016 4:35 am
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Do you have a photo of the Dingo? I am told it is in Bastogne.
What about the unarmored half-track and the Vickers Carden Loyd T13?


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2016 6:18 am
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Unfortunately not, the other vehicles you mentioned I also didn't see. Some parts of the museum were closed for public. Will ask around if one of my collegues have a picture of the Dingo.
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Lesley
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