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yereverluvinunclebert #41 Posted Dec 26 2015 - 16:45

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View PostVanagandr, on Dec 25 2015 - 20:42, said:

The development of German heavy armor was just too little too late; if they had had more Centurions earlier in the war things would have been a lot different

 

German? Assuming you mean British.

Vanagandr #42 Posted Dec 26 2015 - 17:02

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View Postyereverluvinunclebert, on Dec 26 2015 - 09:45, said:

German? Assuming you mean British.

 

You should assume less and look at videos for context more

Kyphe #43 Posted Dec 29 2015 - 05:59

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View Postyereverluvinunclebert, on Dec 26 2015 - 16:45, said:

 

German? Assuming you mean British.

 

The movie he quoted has the Germans in cents lol so he is playing on that.

yereverluvinunclebert #44 Posted Dec 30 2015 - 19:34

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View PostVanagandr, on Dec 26 2015 - 16:02, said:

 

You should assume less and look at videos for context more

 

That is exactly what we need, deliberate confusion or just not admitting he was wrong when I was only trying to clarify... A mini-troll in the process of self-creation, sadly we are present at the moment of his birth. No need to be a tosspot you know just because everyone else here is.

Vanagandr #45 Posted Dec 30 2015 - 19:51

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View Postyereverluvinunclebert, on Dec 30 2015 - 12:34, said:

 

That is exactly what we need, deliberate confusion or just not admitting he was wrong when I was only trying to clarify... A mini-troll in the process of self-creation, sadly we are present at the moment of his birth. No need to be a tosspot you know just because everyone else here is.

 

Dude, the joke flew so far over your head that I'm amazed it didn't knock out the ISS. I'll give you a hint for when you see someone on the internet write something absurd; it's probably a joke, and even more likely if it is about Germans driving Centurions, and in reference to, say, a video that depicts Germans driving Centurions. That you're oblivious doesn't make me a tosspot or a troll, but it doesn't convince me that you're not either of those things.

yereverluvinunclebert #46 Posted Dec 31 2015 - 01:23

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Mini-troll, failtroll, go away.

Walter_Sobchak #47 Posted Jan 03 2016 - 00:23

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View Postyereverluvinunclebert, on Dec 30 2015 - 19:23, said:

Mini-troll, failtroll, go away.

 

Um, Vanagandr was making a joke that was totally obvious to everyone except you.  He was not trolling.  

FrozenKemp #48 Posted Aug 02 2017 - 13:27

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I realize I'm necroing a 2 year old thread but what the heck.


- Archers (which were just called 17 pounder Valentines or similar things during the war) reached the Canadians in Italy at Rimini in October 1944.  Reference in a war diary here:

http://heritage.cana...22/1391?r=1&s=3    "12 October.  Weather fine.  111 Bty [Battery] zeroed their new 17 pdr Valentines today"   Found out about this on a modelling forum recently. 

 

- No Valentines were initially sent over to Italy but apparently some DD (duplex drive) tanks sent to North Africa (I'm not clear why) were used by the 7th Hussars (British unit) because they could use the DD capability to cross rivers without a bridge. 


Edited by FrozenKemp, Aug 02 2017 - 13:28.


GAJohnnie #49 Posted Aug 02 2017 - 13:50

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View PostYank59, on Jun 23 2015 - 15:20, said:

Anyone know what tanks the 8th Army used in Italy during 44-45 (not including M4s)? I know that Achilles and Churchills were present, but what about Cromwells and Challengers? There seem to be no mention of them anywhere on the net. Thanks guys, in advance.

 

Here you go

 

http://www.flamesofw...=110&art_id=325






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