Field guns, armour and military vehicles.

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  1. Jeff Hunt

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    Time to start a new set of pictures covering the subjects mentioned in the title. I am no wealth of knowledge on these items and in most cases did not have the time to record the type so if you want to chip in and identify those I cannot, please do so. The format will be the same as my aircraft picture threads, one a day. Hope you enjoy.


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    National War Museum in Ottawa.

    Bren gun carrier?????

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    Nice. :thumbright:

    BTW Jeff, I have moved the thread to the Personal Gallery sub-section.
     
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    I think it's a Canadian version of The Universal Carrier or Bren Gun carrier.


    Wasp Mk IIC

    Canadian version of the Wasp flamethrower variant.
     
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    Good shot Jeff!
     
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    Nice shot Jeff, very interesting piece of Armour. Thanks guys for letting us know what it is, I had no idea.
     
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    National War Museum Ottawa Ontario
     
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    #8 Jeff Hunt, May 8, 2015
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    The sign included at this display says this Sherman came ashore in the Normandy area in July 1944 and fought its way across Europe up to VE day ( 70th anniversary today) I wonder how many Shermans survived 10 months of battle in Europe?

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    I think perhaps it came ashore in July 1944?
     
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    Yes , you of course are correct, a typo on my part. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

    My bad:oops:

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    Nice shots Jeff!
     
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    Nice shots jeff, thank you for sharing.
     
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    Cheers,

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    Great shots Jeff!
     
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    Not sure what this weapon is called but I was intrigued by the camo. Looks as if it were applied in the field.

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    Looks like it's a 21 cm Nebelwerfer 42 (21 cm NbW 42)
     
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    Good shots Jeff!
     
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    Its a Nebelwerfer...
     
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    Thanks to all who take time to stop by and a special thank you to those who " fill in the Blanks" as to what some of these pieces are.

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