Monday, April 14, 2014

Tank you very much.

I really got nothing today, so here--watch some well-restored classic 70 year old iron doing it's thing.



Once there were thousands of each type. (About 6,000 Pathers alone were produced.) Now, operational survivors of both types can be counted on one hand combined. Like so much else from those days, efforts to preserve any specimens for future generations to see were nonexistent, and the very few survivors escaped the scrappers' torches by accident.

6 comments:

  1. See, if the title on the second vid would have been "Panther w/o turret first drive". I'd have given it at least 10 exclamation points. Just sayin'

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  2. Fantastic to see,i used to work at Bovington and have been in that tiger,what a lot of people dont seem to know is that the French ran Tigers and Panthers for couple of years after the war until they got back on there feet. They still have a working Tiger Two.

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  3. Nice, and gives a whole new meaning to 'crunchies'...

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  4. Sum bitch that was cool, thank you

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