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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 9:23 am
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Last weekend I saw two A-34 Comets, one Charioteer (all those ex-Finnish vehicles auctioned last year) in the Czech Republic. One Comet has been already dismantled and is currently restored, second one and Charioteer are waiting for their restoration.
Have seen two ex-csiabg Cromwell hulls, partly dismantled...
Have seen sweet M-14 HT wit Maxson quadruple MG turret, a strange mix... sporting US marking.

All those spotted in Smrzovka.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 9:13 am
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- Neil_Baumgardner
P-O,
What about the LT-35 runner you had in your file? I thought Lesany already had one?...

I am told this is an outright transfer (like Saumur's St Chamond & Schneider), rather than a loan. May have been an additional incentive for the missile defense treaty, LOL...

Neil


Neil, we have LT-38 runner in Lesany, your LT-35 will be totally overhauled to running condition, hopefully.
An YES Smile , there were some rumours about connection of this transfer with MDT ... lol rofl
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 9:06 am
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Sorry to see it go. Thanks for the pics P-O.



Neil


I can understand. Can you understand armour fans in the Czech republic are happy now?
Thank you, chaps.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 6:24 am
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Sorry to see it go. Thanks for the pics P-O.



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PostPosted: Mon Sep 22, 2008 12:13 am
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Pictures of the Aberdeen LT-35 going to CZ

Thanks to Sander D for the link Wink

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 16, 2008 5:26 am
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What about the LT-35 runner you had in your file?


I think that you're talking about their running LT-38.. they definitely don't have any LT-35 on their territory.

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Hell Neil,

than ks gor the information. That's right, there is no LT-35 on the CZ territory for the moment. It's quite amazing to see how the Aberdeen vehicle collection is progressively going to other countries (Germany, CZ etc..) because a lot of the ex-Aberdeen vehicles were donated or are on loan..

I think that this Lt-35 was most probably given to the tank museum at Lesany.

P-O

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P-O,
I understand the Aberdeen LT-35 has been given to the Czech Republic. I'm trying to confirm the details, including what museum it is going to. I am a little annoyed it appears the Ordnance Museum was told the Czech Republic didnt have one... But I have all this second-hand, trying to get confirmation of the exact details...

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 15, 2008 2:33 pm
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Hello Lesley,

I don't know why but I can't see any text or picture on the link that you provided. The cause may be that I'm not registered on this forum..

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 14, 2008 2:03 am
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Hello P-O
Found a site which mentiones a T-34 in the German town of Wittenberg.

www.nva-forum.de/nva-b...topic=6803

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 9:48 am
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New registers :

Hungarian World War 2 tanks : 38M "Toldi I" and "Toldi II a", 41M "Turan II", "Zrinyi II" SPG, 40M ‘’Nimrod’’

Swedish World War 2 tanks : Strv m/21-29, Strv fm/31, Strv m/31, Strv m/37, Strv m/38, Strv m/39, Strv m/40, Strv m/41, Strv m/42, Pkv m/43, Sav m/43, Landsverk Anti II, Luftvärnskanonvagn fm/43

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:24 am
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Rare Sherman variants : M4A3E2 Jumbo, M4A1 Sherman Calliope, M4A4 Sherman HVSS experimental, Flamethrower Shermans :

http://the.shadock.free.fr/Surviving_Rare_Sherman_Variants.pdf

Incredibly, I didn't find any photo of the 3 existing CWS-POA-H5
Shermans Flamethrower, maybe someone could help? Some other photos are missing, have a look at the end of the file please.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 16, 2008 3:35 pm
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Hello P O,
you can add one more Czech Cromwell to your list of survivors.
She is in private hands, still without engine and with turret made of concrete plates on metal frames - but the aim of those guys is taking her to running order!

This is ex CSIABG Cromwell Mk.V, later used as surface coalmine excavator, heavily modified, stripped of turret and electrically powered (you have already added hull wreck - that was "as found" status of her sister).
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Hello Massimo and Dontos,

Massimo, I'll add that the G-13 at Morges was given to a French museum and add information about its new location as soon as I get it.
For the Pz IV at Bovington, you may be right.. I don't know about the exact type... I'll try to see what I can find but I'm not really a Panzer Ausführungs specialist.

Dontos, thanks for the 2 pictures. They seem to be both quite old and I wonder if the FT-17 on the colour picture is still there. I'll also try to find more about it.

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Moving to Pz IV, the one in Bovington may looks like an Ausf. G, but it isn't. It's, most likely, an upgunned and up-armoured Ausf. D.

If you look at the shape of the front hull and the commander's cupola you would recognize it as an earlier variant.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 7:40 am
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welcome on the board and many thanks for the update. Any idea where this tank could be located?


I was there on a sunday trip and asked, they weren't able to tell me the exact destination, they just told me it was going to be restored and displayed in a better way in a french museum (it was stored outdoor in Morges).

You may try to write them directly:
www.chateau-morges.ch/

Hope it will help

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