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besilarius

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Reply #405 on: April 30, 2021, 09:43:10 PM
https://thelincolnite.co.uk/2021/04/lincolnshire-farmer-digs-up-tank-which-sank-70-years-ago/?

Let's see.  WWII amphibious tank.
Buried under tons of clay.
In england.

Hmmm, Bawb?

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Reply #406 on: May 01, 2021, 07:11:22 AM
First, its an LVT and not a tank, and second, its not in my neck of the woods.

The area was used a lot for practising amphibious landings if I recall correctly.

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