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    Often wondered about the dudes inside with these manoeuvres....hand holds going to be enough? Being thrown against unyielding steel cant be good for the body...so are these guys strapped in at all? Ive always thought of lining the inside with rubber as standard...but then theres the combustion and smoke problem...ive seen light tanks powerslide....
     
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    I figure that there are lots of busted noses, blackened eyes, and broken bones from doing stunts like that in AFVs. I was an infantryman, so I don't have any experience with all that business, but I had a friend from the old neighborhood that was a tanker. He said that there were a lot of injuries like that I mentioned above after they went to the field and got a little too rambunctious in their maneuvers.
     
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    The other way around I would say with a Tiger at your beck and call...
     
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    Near miss?


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    Can anyone find the original B&W?

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    A German T-34.

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    Does this mean that they shot down a British plane with the main gun?


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    I never knew they used these things.

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    That's a pretty big gun. At first I thought that it was a telephone pole.

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    Theres a picture of two bullets that have hit each other in-flight and have fused together in a cross like config...Taken at Gallipoli...shows how much fire there was in the air...
     
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    D+153 in the French Riviera. Must have been good times.
     
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    There are also many examples of minie balls fused together from the American Civil War.
     
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    You're a champ mate.
     
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    Not to nit-pick too much, but I do not see rifling marks on the bullet on the left which would indicate that it was not fired? Does anyone have a write-up on this exhibit?
     
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    Try the Australian war Memorial website...
    Reminds me of another Aussie military invention...we had to finally evacuate the peninsular at Gallipoli...but didn't want a Turkish routing...so the Aussies set up their Enfields pointing at the enemy, attached to the trigger was a string and attached to that was a tin can...the can slowly filled with water from a drip system...it worked! The Turks thought we were all still there and didn't come after us! Obviously each rifle had a different drip time so fired a different times...
     
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    I saw that set-up in a Russel Crowe movie, "The Water Diviner" or something like that. Pretty cool ingenuity.
     
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