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Moving Tanks

05/06/2016 Leave a comment

A leopard in the distance

And the gate guardian is back

The Tanks in June – My Favourites

03/06/2016 Leave a comment

Grey in June

Helps camouflage

Bovington Tank Museum – June 2016

03/06/2016 Leave a comment

Friday 03 June 2016

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Where Lawrence of Arabia died.   Wider view of the memorial.
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Public tank viewing area.   Would have loved to see a tank go over this.
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It was rather grey to start.   Challenger I – door guardian.
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Not sure what it is?   But there is always Google image search.
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Chieftain, now with mine ploughs.   T-55.
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Chieftain in the trees.   The gate guardian is back.
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Can’t beat a Centurion.   Stanley Barracks Gate Guardian.
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A Challenger I of the Desert Rats.   Challenger I, Chieftain and Conqueror.
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Chieftain and Conqueror.   The Challenger I.
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The Fury Sherman.   Fury three quarter view.
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King Tiger.   King Tiger with Zimmermat.
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British Tortoise, biggest isn’t always best.   T-62.
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T-72.   British light AFV.
Bovington Tank Museum
Bovington Tank Museum

Tanks in the Rain

04/01/2016 Leave a comment

Rather wet

And nearly needed a tank to get out

Tanks in the Rain

03/01/2016 Leave a comment

Tank Museum Bovington – Sunday 03 January 2016

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Why there were tanks.   And tanks was a code name.
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Conqueror Mark I.   Chieftain Mark 12 with Stillbrew.
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Challenger I.   Swedish Centurion. Strv 81 Medium Tank.
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Ferret Mark 2/6 FV703 with Valiant Missiles.   A13 Mark III Covenanter. The worst tank ever?
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Soviet KV-1B.   M46 General Patton.
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Centurion.   Sherman Firefly.
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Panther built under British control.   Tiger 131.
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T72.   Leopard I and Chieftain.
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T62.   Challenger II.
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T72 and Chieftain.   Leopard I.

Tank Museum Bovington
Tank Museum Bovington

Tanks and Rain–Bovington September 2015

13/09/2015 Leave a comment

And the odd fine ale. Saturday 12 September 2015.

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Premier Inn Full English Part 01.   Premier Inn Full English Part 02.
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Iraqi T62.   Chieftain MK 5.
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The Museum Observation Tower.   Ferret with Swingfire ATGW.
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Churchill Mark I.   Challenger I, not part of the Museum.
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FV4030/4 Challenger 1 Tank.   The reason The Tank was invented.
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Tiger II.   King Tiger.
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Jagdpanther.   A DUKW for Mr Manning.
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Comet 1.   M26 General Patton.
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Finish Sturmgeschutz III.   Centurion Mark 3.
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Leopard 1.   East German T-72M1.

The Tank Museum Video – May 2015

10/05/2015 Leave a comment

It’s just as well I had a backup plan

Because I needed one

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