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What tank is this?

Discussion in 'The Tanks in World War 2 quiz section' started by colosseum, Jun 1, 2004.

  1. Ricky

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    It was actually a picture of the Prototype 91 ( second phase modification of the Prototype No.1 ), taken at the Osaka Army Arsenal.
     
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    "Have any of you I implore,
    Seen the like of this before?"
    (Words taken from "The Ballad of Sonia Snell")
     
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    That looks like a postwar french design.....

    KBO
     
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    A failed flying saucer design put on tracks for some reason?!
     
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    The tank next it looks like an M-48 / M-60 family member.
    So is it an American vehicle?
    Possibly an attempt to mount a large gun, in a more shell-resistant turret?
    (at least to trial the theory)
     
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    I think you are on the right tracks Ricky, if I can remember correctly the original write-up I had with this mentioned Detroit!
     
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    More shell-resistant? This thing has 'shot trap' written all over it!

    I haven't got a clue on the origins of this tank but I can't wait to hear what this is, who made it and for what purpose on this earth! :grin:
     
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    As an old M-60 tanker i gotta admit those baddies look familiar =)
     
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    Look like something from a bad 1970 sci-fi movie......
     
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    War of the worlds?
     
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    There appears to be no vision blocks, no crew access...
    You'd certainly struggle to get a driver in that hull.
    Is it remote-controlled?
     
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    It doesn't seem like the turret can move, either... :(
     
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    Okay lets get an easy one now, what is this ???
     
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    LVT(A)-4?
     
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    Whoops, I think I meant the LVT(A)-1. I think the A-1 used the M3 turret with the 37mm gun and the A-4 used the GMC 8 open turret with the short 75mm howitzer. ANy experts out there, I'm too lazy to look.
     
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    Correct !!!! its a LVT(A)-1

    KBO
     
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    Ok Trackpin, we give up!!
     
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    Ok, now we have waited long enaugh; donĀ“t let this thread die.
    A hard one, what is this?
    Magnus
     
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    Is that the armoured car the Soviets gave the East Germans for 'Interior police work'?
     

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