±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: 145
Total: 145
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: CPGlang
02: Home
03: CPGlang
04: Home
05: Home
06: Community Forums
07: Photo Gallery
08: Community Forums
09: Community Forums
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: Community Forums
13: CPGlang
14: Home
15: Home
16: CPGlang
17: Community Forums
18: Community Forums
19: CPGlang
20: Community Forums
21: CPGlang
22: Community Forums
23: Home
24: CPGlang
25: Downloads
26: Community Forums
27: CPGlang
28: CPGlang
29: CPGlang
30: Home
31: Community Forums
32: CPGlang
33: Community Forums
34: Home
35: CPGlang
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: CPGlang
39: CPGlang
40: Home
41: Community Forums
42: CPGlang
43: Home
44: Home
45: Community Forums
46: Community Forums
47: Community Forums
48: CPGlang
49: Home
50: Home
51: CPGlang
52: Community Forums
53: Home
54: Community Forums
55: CPGlang
56: Home
57: Community Forums
58: CPGlang
59: Community Forums
60: Your Account
61: CPGlang
62: Community Forums
63: Home
64: Home
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: CPGlang
68: Photo Gallery
69: CPGlang
70: CPGlang
71: Community Forums
72: Community Forums
73: CPGlang
74: Community Forums
75: Community Forums
76: Community Forums
77: Home
78: Community Forums
79: Photo Gallery
80: Home
81: Community Forums
82: Home
83: Home
84: Community Forums
85: Community Forums
86: Community Forums
87: Community Forums
88: Home
89: Community Forums
90: Community Forums
91: CPGlang
92: Home
93: Home
94: Community Forums
95: Community Forums
96: Community Forums
97: CPGlang
98: Downloads
99: Community Forums
100: CPGlang
101: Community Forums
102: Community Forums
103: Community Forums
104: Community Forums
105: CPGlang
106: CPGlang
107: CPGlang
108: Community Forums
109: Home
110: Downloads
111: Community Forums
112: CPGlang
113: Photo Gallery
114: Home
115: Community Forums
116: Photo Gallery
117: CPGlang
118: Home
119: Community Forums
120: Home
121: CPGlang
122: Community Forums
123: CPGlang
124: Community Forums
125: Community Forums
126: CPGlang
127: Downloads
128: Photo Gallery
129: Home
130: Home
131: Community Forums
132: CPGlang
133: Community Forums
134: Community Forums
135: Home
136: CPGlang
137: Home
138: Home
139: Photo Gallery
140: Community Forums
141: Community Forums
142: CPGlang
143: Home
144: Downloads
145: CPGlang

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
AFVs in France
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, 4, 5  Next
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

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

Offline Offline
Joined: May 27, 2006
Posts: 2865
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 8:51 pm
Post subject: AFVs in France

Hello,

Do somebody have a list or a beginning of list of tanks preserved in France? I would try to complete and to update it. Maybe I could arrive to a list as complete as Neil's one for the tanks in the USA.. Thanks.

Pierre-Olivier

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
Neil_Baumgardner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 3942
Location: Arlington, VA
PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 9:16 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Let me see if I can send you what I have tonight...

Neil
Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 22, 2006
Posts: 1416

PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2007 11:40 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Pierre, do you have a copy of Larkum's Preserved Tanks in France? It would be a very good starting point....He lists 227, i'm sure it needs to be updated, but its a starting point.....
Back to top
View user's profile
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 27, 2006
Posts: 2865
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 5:38 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Neil,

thanks for the document. There are several vehicles that I didn't knew the existence. I will update and sort this by Département (sort of State if you want), and try to complete it by asking if there are more tanks on some French forums.
I'll try to do a French/English version if possible.

Armyjunk,

I don't have this book but I will try to find it.

Pierre-Olivier

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
Neil_Baumgardner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 3942
Location: Arlington, VA
PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 6:25 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Here's the info on it:
www.armourarchive.co.u...ifcont.htm

I just found a copy via abebooks & ordered it...

Neil
Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 22, 2006
Posts: 1416

PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 8:10 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Pierre, maybe I could scan the book for you if you can't get a copy. Its about 60 pages so I could scan it at 30 pages. I not sure it would be readable....Let me know......
Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 22, 2006
Posts: 1416

PostPosted: Sat Jan 27, 2007 2:42 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Pierre, you should have the scans by now
Back to top
View user's profile
Neil_Baumgardner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 3942
Location: Arlington, VA
PostPosted: Sat Jan 27, 2007 2:47 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Armyjunk2, I wouldnt mind having an electronic version as well (especially since it could take a month for the hardcopy to get to me). If you could e-mail it to me, baumgar @ hotmail.com, I'd appreciate it!

Neil
Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 22, 2006
Posts: 1416

PostPosted: Sat Jan 27, 2007 4:03 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Neil, it is on the way, anyone else like a copy?? please Email me at armyjunk @ yahoo.com
Back to top
View user's profile
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 27, 2006
Posts: 2865
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Sat Jan 27, 2007 4:05 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Armyjunk, I received the documents well. That's very interesting..

Neil, I think the France AFVs will take me at least a week or two to be completed, corrected etc.. Then I will send it to you for further corrections. I ask myself about doing a single French/English version or two separate English and French versions..., what do you think about?

Pierre-Olivier

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
Neil_Baumgardner
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 24, 2006
Posts: 3942
Location: Arlington, VA
PostPosted: Sat Jan 27, 2007 4:11 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Armyjunk, I got them as well - thanks.

Pierre-Olivier,
Sounds good. Please go ahead with the France register - I can incorporate the info into the Europe register at a later time. I would say seperate English & French versions. I'd be happy to help with editing the English version. I look forward to it!

Neil
Back to top
View user's profile
armyjunk2
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Sep 22, 2006
Posts: 1416

PostPosted: Sun Jan 28, 2007 2:49 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Pierre, Don't forget the French tank updates available at

www.armourarchive.co.uk/
Back to top
View user's profile
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 27, 2006
Posts: 2865
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Sun Jan 28, 2007 9:54 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Already got it..

But there are several more updates to do Wink the mess will be to list all the Shermans from Saumur, since some of them are regularly placed as monuments all around France, so I can't clearly know how much they have today... This week I will post some photos I took in the 90s from tanks I can't clearly identify (Stuart M5 or M5A1 for instance).

Pierre-Olivier

_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
pascalbausset
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Aug 14, 2006
Posts: 14
Location: France
PostPosted: Mon Jan 29, 2007 10:43 am
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

Hi,

As french and military vehicles enthousiast, I can help you with some locations, surely certain known, perharps some new :

Iraki T55 Enigma : gate from the 501/503 RCC in Mourmelon
B1 bis: as above one outside, one inside
Nota there is some other stuffs in these barracks but no visibles in normal time

M4A? Sherman in Phalsbourg (57) entrance named Bourg La Reine from 2nd DB Its the original tanks.

M4A? Sherman in Arracourt (54) monument for the Arracourt ww2 tank battle

TD M10 in entrance from the Maginot Line Hackenberg fort.

TD M10 Por Epic near Illhausern (Alsace) old and new location

M4A1E8 at the Marckolsheim Casemate near Rhine river in Alsace

Sherman DD at Verville sur Mer (Normandy) old location

I have pics from all these.

Cheers
pascal

_________________
Pascal

community.webshots.com...calbausset
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website
the_shadock
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: May 27, 2006
Posts: 2865
Location: Normandy, France
PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 8:03 pm
Post subject: Re: AFVs in France

The France AFV register speed up greatly, I have now to sort out what's in the saumur museum...

Here is a photo taken by Stephen Drew in Mourmelon-le-Grand in 2006. Could someone tell me which vehicle it is? (I'm supposed to know it better than you.. Neutral French modern material doesn't interest me much)


_________________
soldat_ryan @ hotmail.com

Looking for photos of Sherman manufacturer's plates
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 1 of 5
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
Go to page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  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