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Posted on Aug 16, 2006 in Front Page Features, Stuff We Like

Tankfest 2006!

Armchair General

To round off the day, it was time for a re-enactment battle scene, featuring members of the Second World War Living History Association and some of the vehicles displayed at the TankFest. To begin, we see a retreating line of German troops and vehicles…

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As the weary troops head to prepared defensive positions, an artillery strike begins.


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Hurriedly, the Germans prepare their camouflaged 88mm Anti-Tank gun as the first Allied probes appear.

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Advancing Allied troops assault an outlying bunker and blow it up.

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But as the bunker explodes, the 88 gun knocks out the Allies’ supporting armour.

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The escaping crewmembers are ruthlessly gunned down as the 88 is reloaded.

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  1. What an awesome display of historical armor. Beautiful clear pictures- thank you for sharing them!

  2. Nice !!!!! so nice