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5306RE: [G104] Re: More on Kuwait Tank

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  • Russell Baggerly
    Dec 1, 2004
      It's now in the back corner of the motor pool on the camp here.

      Will try for fresh pix tomorrow.

      Russ

      >From: "WhiteWolf" <whitewolf_mcbride@...>
      >Reply-To: G104@yahoogroups.com
      >To: G104@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: [G104] Re: More on Kuwait Tank
      >Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2004 04:14:56 -0000
      >
      >
      >--- "Hanno Spoelstra" <HL.Spoelstra@i...> wrote:
      > > --- "Russell Baggerly" <rebaggs@h...> wrote:
      > >> Not sure about photo section not working.
      > >> I checked the link you provided, about 4th ID
      > >> capture, and that ain't this one. I sent two
      > >> digitals to Hanno way back when someone first
      > >> made me aware of a Sherman sitting out in the
      > >> Kuwait Desert.
      > >>
      > >> Think he posted those to that rollup page of
      > >> pictures that is listed by country. This one
      > >> is tan, lacks it's left tread, and has a blast
      > >> mark on the RR of the turret.
      > >>
      > >> Anyway, the same tank showed up here just the
      > >> other day, and now it's gone. I've got a guy
      > >> looking in port for it.
      >
      > > Russ,
      > >
      > > I posted your (and other�s) pictures:
      > > Photos / M4A3(105) HVSS in Iraq
      > >
      > > Please let us know if you are able to retrace
      > > this Sherman.
      >
      >Um, Hanno, Image 6 ain't the same tank. Biggest
      >difference: #6 is an VVSS unit, the other ones
      >are all HVSS.
      >
      >#1 & #2 are the first shots, showing the single
      >airborne? penetrator of the turret, with left
      >track off and one right roadwheel off.
      >
      >#3, #4 & #5 show a later images of the same tank,
      >but track & roadwheel have been removed, and the
      >tank is marked "Keep off, R/C" (recover?)
      >
      >But considering the probable source, the two are
      >~very~ similar otherwise...
      >
      >WhiteWolf
      >
      >
      >
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