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Latrun. Yad Lashiryon
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: Sun May 28, 2017 5:15 am
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I need to identify a couple of vehicles from Latrun.
Let's start with this Contractor prime mover. Can we figure out the model?

Unidentified Contractor prime mover by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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Additional pic:

Unidentified Contractor prime mover by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 5:16 am
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Another prime mover. This time it's a Mack:

Unidentified Mack prime mover by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 5:17 am
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This I have no clue at all:

Unidentied prime mover by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 6:08 am
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Last one is a Diamond T 980, isn't it?
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 6:24 am
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The first one as been identified as Scammell Contractor:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...Contractor
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 6:26 am
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- Coldsteel
Last one is a Diamond T 980, isn't it?

Seems right. Thanks

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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 6:32 am
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This one is a Diamond T. Which version?

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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 7:03 am
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T 981?
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PostPosted: Sun May 28, 2017 8:50 am
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I think they're the same type, but it seems the first one is missing the ballast box. These (originally) are tractors, not wreckers.
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Achilles by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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Achzarit by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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PostPosted: Mon May 29, 2017 5:19 pm
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Massimo, I have most all the placards from Latrun posted over here, Latrun Pics


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Thanks. During my visit most info plates were missing and a few were misplaced.
There is ongoing work at the Museum, with multiple vehicles sandblasted and painted on the spot. The "Allies Monument" has been dismantled to leave space for a new building and I have the feeling some vehicles has been shuffled around.
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AML-90 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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