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Posted on Sep 19, 2005 in Front Page Features, Stuff We Like

Military Odyssey, 2005

Armchair General

VEHICLES

Whilst the Detling show wasn’t as vehicle-intensive as Beltring just a few weeks before, there were still an impressive variety of AFVs and other vehicles around the grounds – including this immaculate Panzer III courtesy of the Bovington Tank Museum.

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This collection of WWII vehicles was operated by one re-enactment unit, including two late-war Tanks.

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Even the recent Gulf War was represented by this Land Rover and sentry.

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A truck from the Great War drives past whilst an American convoy from the war that followed takes rest beneath some trees.

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At one stage, I was met by an advancing column of SS troops with their Half-tracks and trucks, heading off for battle.

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Here’s a nice German motorcycle alongside a more modern MBT.

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