Sherman Firefly Mk. Ic 'Hybrid'...

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    Found that the Hybrid Ic Firefly served in Polish, Czech, New Zealand, Canadian and British Armor Units in Europe. Does anyone know which units?
     
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    I was wrong about it being with only Canadian units. So far, I've identified Coldstream Guards Armoured, and Sherwood Rangers Armoured troop - still checking for more. I notice Osprey have a good book on the Firefly, written by the Historian for the RAC Tank Museum, Bovington - so he should know what's what!
     
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    Sounds good old chap, much obliged!

    Sherwood Rangers Armoured troop.....would that be some of Robin Hood's old gang?
     
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    Yep - apart from Little John, who was having an affair with Maid Marion, and Friar Tuck, who was Missing Believed P*ssed!
     
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    Yup! Heard about all that.... :lol: Messy stuff what!
     
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    This does look like a Firefly Ic 'Hybrid' to me, from the Royal Scots Grey in Wismar...
     

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    Yep, that's a 1C hybrid alright.
     
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    Well, that's a start....Royal Scots Grey! :D
     
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    And Coldstreams - another Border Regiment.
     
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    This I got to go with my Mk. Ic Firefly... Seems to be a good book. 8)
    Got an extra night off as well this week, so hopefully, I shold slap myself in shape, get the '109's finished and some more done on the '88C-6....so I can get cracking on this one....
     

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    Looks good old boy. I notice the tank commander is eyeing those farmers a little warily. Don't often see men waving at soldiers - must be the Gay Farmer's Union ......
     
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    Rather splendid book! 8)

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    But the 'Tanky' is still looking at the blokes!
    Rather good looking book old boy.
     
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    Is a modelling section as well, as the author is a modeller too! 8)
     
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