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The Panzerattrape 82/3 was a peculiar variant of the Type 82 Kubelwagen. It was a mock-up armoured vehicle/command car with machine gun-fitted turret over the cabin. The function of this car was to deceive the enemy. A simple visual Kubelwagen was suddenly a...read more

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Pskov was one of the first Russian cities to be struck by World War II. From the early months of the war till July 1944, the Pskov region was occupied by German troops, and it became a common grave for thousands of soldiers. Many have yet to be identified or even found.

Today, volunteers...read more

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After World War II, demilitarized Shermans were widely available and relatively cheap. Many were heavily modified for use in the construction, forestry, and mining industries. Often, the turret and upper hull were completely removed and replaced with whatever equipment was required for the...read more

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This weapon has a true Battle of Normandy provenance. It was painted in the standard "Dunkel Gelb" ordark and finish and supplied in 1942 to a Luftwaffe anti-aircraft division where it found its way to Normandy in early 1943. By June 44, it was positioned...read more

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Photo's Only - M4A1(76)W Sherman La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium. This M4A1(76)W Sherman with nickname AMBOY was placed in 2004in the town of La Roche-en-Ardenne as a memorial. It replaced a M26 Pershing tank that was on the same spot. That M26 Pershing went to Le Camp Roi Albert in Marche.

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In World of Tanks's forum there has been a very interesting debate about Cavalry tanks during early years of World War Two, in concrete during the Battle of France. The discussion has been focused in two tanks: French Somua S.35 and German PzKpfw III....read more

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This Panzer IV with Fahrgestell number 89660 was built by Nibelungenwerke, Germany, in March 1944. It was send to the Etalblissement Technique de Bourges fire ranges and placed on a firerange.

It was a wreck when it was recoverd and large chunks of armour were missing in the turret and...read more

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The heaviest assault gun, the Srurmgeschütz 8.8cm (SdKfz 184), also known as the Ferdinand and the Elefant, resulted from Hitler's frustration at not being able to mount the long-barrel 88mm Pak43/2 L/71 in the Tiger I tank. ...read more

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