±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: cgsimpson
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6645

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 292
Total: 292
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: Community Forums
03: Photo Gallery
04: Community Forums
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Downloads
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: Photo Gallery
13: Community Forums
14: Photo Gallery
15: Photo Gallery
16: Home
17: CPGlang
18: Downloads
19: Community Forums
20: Community Forums
21: Community Forums
22: Photo Gallery
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Home
26: Your Account
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Your Account
31: Community Forums
32: Community Forums
33: Downloads
34: Photo Gallery
35: Photo Gallery
36: Community Forums
37: Home
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Community Forums
41: Downloads
42: Photo Gallery
43: Photo Gallery
44: Community Forums
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Community Forums
48: Community Forums
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Downloads
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Community Forums
55: Community Forums
56: Community Forums
57: Community Forums
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Home
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Community Forums
64: Downloads
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Community Forums
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Community Forums
71: Community Forums
72: Community Forums
73: Community Forums
74: CPGlang
75: Member Screenshots
76: Community Forums
77: Downloads
78: Community Forums
79: Home
80: Downloads
81: Member Screenshots
82: Photo Gallery
83: Community Forums
84: Photo Gallery
85: Home
86: Photo Gallery
87: Downloads
88: Community Forums
89: Photo Gallery
90: Home
91: Photo Gallery
92: Community Forums
93: Community Forums
94: Community Forums
95: Community Forums
96: Community Forums
97: Community Forums
98: Photo Gallery
99: Downloads
100: Community Forums
101: Community Forums
102: CPGlang
103: Community Forums
104: Community Forums
105: Community Forums
106: Photo Gallery
107: Community Forums
108: Community Forums
109: Community Forums
110: Photo Gallery
111: Photo Gallery
112: Community Forums
113: Community Forums
114: Community Forums
115: Community Forums
116: Community Forums
117: Community Forums
118: Community Forums
119: Community Forums
120: Home
121: Statistics
122: Community Forums
123: Community Forums
124: Community Forums
125: Community Forums
126: Community Forums
127: Community Forums
128: Community Forums
129: Community Forums
130: Community Forums
131: Community Forums
132: Photo Gallery
133: Community Forums
134: Community Forums
135: Community Forums
136: Community Forums
137: Community Forums
138: Community Forums
139: Community Forums
140: Community Forums
141: Community Forums
142: Home
143: Community Forums
144: Downloads
145: Community Forums
146: Community Forums
147: Community Forums
148: Community Forums
149: Community Forums
150: Home
151: Home
152: Community Forums
153: Community Forums
154: Your Account
155: Community Forums
156: Community Forums
157: Home
158: Photo Gallery
159: Community Forums
160: Community Forums
161: Community Forums
162: Community Forums
163: Downloads
164: Community Forums
165: Home
166: Photo Gallery
167: Community Forums
168: Community Forums
169: Community Forums
170: Community Forums
171: Your Account
172: Home
173: Photo Gallery
174: Community Forums
175: Community Forums
176: Community Forums
177: Community Forums
178: Photo Gallery
179: Community Forums
180: Community Forums
181: Home
182: Home
183: Community Forums
184: Community Forums
185: Community Forums
186: CPGlang
187: Community Forums
188: Photo Gallery
189: CPGlang
190: Photo Gallery
191: Community Forums
192: Community Forums
193: Community Forums
194: Home
195: Photo Gallery
196: Community Forums
197: Home
198: Community Forums
199: Community Forums
200: Community Forums
201: Photo Gallery
202: Community Forums
203: Community Forums
204: Community Forums
205: CPGlang
206: CPGlang
207: Community Forums
208: Home
209: Community Forums
210: Community Forums
211: Community Forums
212: Member Screenshots
213: Community Forums
214: Community Forums
215: Downloads
216: Community Forums
217: Home
218: Home
219: Community Forums
220: Community Forums
221: Community Forums
222: Downloads
223: Community Forums
224: Photo Gallery
225: Photo Gallery
226: Community Forums
227: Community Forums
228: Community Forums
229: Community Forums
230: Community Forums
231: Photo Gallery
232: Home
233: Community Forums
234: Home
235: Community Forums
236: Photo Gallery
237: Community Forums
238: Community Forums
239: Home
240: Photo Gallery
241: Community Forums
242: Community Forums
243: Community Forums
244: Community Forums
245: Photo Gallery
246: Community Forums
247: Community Forums
248: Photo Gallery
249: Community Forums
250: Community Forums
251: Community Forums
252: Community Forums
253: Community Forums
254: Community Forums
255: Community Forums
256: Downloads
257: Community Forums
258: Community Forums
259: Community Forums
260: Community Forums
261: Community Forums
262: Community Forums
263: Community Forums
264: Community Forums
265: Community Forums
266: Statistics
267: Your Account
268: Community Forums
269: Photo Gallery
270: Community Forums
271: News
272: Your Account
273: Photo Gallery
274: Community Forums
275: Community Forums
276: Home
277: CPGlang
278: Community Forums
279: Community Forums
280: Community Forums
281: Community Forums
282: Community Forums
283: Home
284: Community Forums
285: Photo Gallery
286: Photo Gallery
287: CPGlang
288: Downloads
289: Community Forums
290: Community Forums
291: Community Forums
292: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
Armor for the Ages
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.
Go to page 1, 2, 3  Next
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Garry_Redmon
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Tue Jan 06, 2015 6:13 am
Post subject: Armor for the Ages

I have completed a redesign of my armorfortheages.com web site. It is easier to navigate with drop down menus with the Patton Museum and National Armor and Cavalry Museum together instead of two separate areas as before. Since the volunteer program at the Patton Museum is no longer as active as before, the site will be more military vehicle oriented with vehicle photos and histories. The Cobra King, SdKfz 251D/9 and Patton Van restorations are still there in a different format, but there are also sections on the Patton Museum Panther G, APG Panther G, T28 GMC, StuG III G and APG JagdTiger. As time goes on I will add more vehicles such as the APG Tiger I, PzKpfw II, SturmPanzer IV and others. Please let me know if there are any problems when viewing the site. Enjoy.

Garry

_________________
armorfortheages.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Garry_Redmon
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:01 am
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

The Armor for the Ages (AFTA) web site has been updated with a new entry in the Military Vehicles section. The former APG Sturmpanzer has been added with text and interior and exterior photos.

armorfortheages.com/

Garry

_________________
armorfortheages.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
vagabond
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Dec 05, 2009
Posts: 1388
Location: Constantly moving across US
PostPosted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 9:48 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

Garry -

Have been really enjoying the vehicle histories on the AFTA site! Nicely done and thanks for the efforts. Always fun to learn.

Cheers,
PH
Back to top
View user's profile
Garry_Redmon
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Mon Apr 13, 2015 3:01 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

Thanks Vagabond. I have enjoyed doing the research. While researching the Sturmpanzer, I couldn't find anything on the armored extension on the rear of the fighting compartment. From the interior photos I could discern round clamps at either end of the "box" which must have been used to hold wiring. I emailed friends to check their references and they couldn't find anything. It was even a mystery to Hilary Doyle. Finally it hit me that it had to be the battery box. The propellant bins cover the entire rear of the bottom of the fighting compartment and I know for sure that the battery storage in a normal Panzer IV is in the right rear corner under the deck plating. With the bins covering this area, the Germans had to put the batteries some place accessible and so created this storage area for that purpose.

Garry

_________________
armorfortheages.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Garry_Redmon
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 9:03 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

Armor for the Ages has been updated with a new section on the former Aberdeen Proving Grounds German Tiger I tank currently at NACM in Fort Benning. The link below will take you directly to the new section.

armorfortheages.com/Mi...igerI.html

Garry

_________________
armorfortheages.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Garry_Redmon
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2015 4:01 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

Armor for the Ages has been updated with a new article in the Military Vehicles section. This article pertains to the German SdKfz 234/4 armored car and presents detailed photos and text. Most importantly, the unit this vehicle was assigned to during World War II has never been officially known until now. Recently acquired photographic evidence proves that the 234/4 was once part of Panzerkorps Feldherrnhalle and was surrendered to U.S. forces in southern Czechoslovakia in 1945.

Direct link to the article:
armorfortheages.com/Mi...fz234.html

Direct link to the Armor for the Ages home page.
armorfortheages.com/

_________________
armorfortheages.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Rick_Eshleman
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 26, 2011
Posts: 909
Location: Lewes, Delaware, USA
PostPosted: Fri Jul 03, 2015 6:41 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

Garry, Thanks for sharing! I always look forward to Armor for the Ages. Rick
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail AIM Address Photo Gallery
Garry_Redmon
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 5:17 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

Armor for the Ages has been updated with a new article on Tiger II 332, formerly with APG and the Patton Museum, now at Fort Benning. The German SdKfz 234/4 armored car article has been updated with more photos of the engine compartment. Also The News section has been updated.

Armor for the Ages main page.
armorfortheages.com/

Tiger II article.
armorfortheages.com/Mi...gerII.html

Garry

_________________
armorfortheages.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
silviop15
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Oct 03, 2015
Posts: 415

PostPosted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:11 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

Great site, look forward to updates.
Back to top
View user's profile
jcneel
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 101
Location: Victoria, Texas
PostPosted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 4:27 am
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

So are civilians able to get in and see these vehicles, or is this not open to the public? I would love to be able to see the Tiger I someday (I've seen the Tiger II back in 2004 at the Patton Museum). And how about the armor form Aberdeen? Can these be seen at Fort Lee?

cn
Back to top
View user's profile
Garry_Redmon
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:59 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

No, civilians aren't allowed in. Special arrangements are made for veterans to visit. Don't know when a proper museum with public access will be built. Since all funds for museum construction have to come from donations, I doubt it will happen. I don't know about Fort Lee.

_________________
armorfortheages.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
Garry_Redmon
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:08 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

Another article has been added to Armor for the Ages on the British Churchill Crocodile.

armorfortheages.com/Mi...ePage.html

Garry

_________________
armorfortheages.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
silviop15
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Oct 03, 2015
Posts: 415

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 9:04 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

The website says that both Stugs were shipped down South. I was at the Patton Museum in 2014 and I saw 1 Stug that remained. Which Stug is this?
Back to top
View user's profile
Garry_Redmon
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 398
Location: Kentucky
PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:30 pm
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

The StuG III G and StuH 42 from the original Patton Museum collection were shipped to Fort Benning. The StuG III G that was recovered from a bog in Russia/Eastern Europe with its original zimmerit mostly intact is still at the Patton Museum.

_________________
armorfortheages.com/
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
silviop15
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Oct 03, 2015
Posts: 415

PostPosted: Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:21 am
Post subject: Re: Armor for the Ages

Do you have any info on the recovery? How did the Patton Museum acquire it?
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 1 of 3
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Go to page 1, 2, 3  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum