Author Topic: Bovington Tankfest 2019 (picture heavy)  (Read 520 times)

judgedredd

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Reply #15 on: July 14, 2019, 05:32:12 PM
I really can't recall what the wee US Armoured car was. It looked like a fun ride though.

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Reply #16 on: July 14, 2019, 05:58:24 PM
I don't think it is a US vehicle. It looks like a British Morris


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morris_Light_Reconnaissance_Car

http://www.tanks-encyclopedia.com/ww2/gb/Morris_Light_Reconnaissance_Car.php

The White Star was a common identifier used by both the US and UK in the Northwest Europe campaign. Using a mix of identifiers would have created a world of problems with friendly fire
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Reply #17 on: July 14, 2019, 06:02:08 PM
Now here's a thing....





The Morris 'Firefly' variant with a 6-pounder

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Reply #18 on: July 14, 2019, 06:40:58 PM

The White Star was a common identifier used by both the US and UK in the Northwest Europe campaign. Using a mix of identifiers would have created a world of problems with friendly fire

Yes, British tankers even used it on their captured Panther named "Cuckoo".

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Reply #19 on: July 15, 2019, 02:34:55 PM
I don't think it is a US vehicle. It looks like a British Morris


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morris_Light_Reconnaissance_Car

http://www.tanks-encyclopedia.com/ww2/gb/Morris_Light_Reconnaissance_Car.php

The White Star was a common identifier used by both the US and UK in the Northwest Europe campaign. Using a mix of identifiers would have created a world of problems with friendly fire

The things I learn around here.  That clog my brain and make me forget where I parked my car.  Or was that the alcohol?