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  1. Grey Havoc

    Tank AA, 20 mm Quad, Skink

    View: https://www.reddit.com/r/TankPorn/comments/lodlit/canadian_skink_quad_mount_20mm_anti_aircraft/
  2. blackkite

    Bartini T-117

    Hi! Bartini T-117. https://coollib.com/b/290265/read
  3. Grey Havoc

    RIP Captain Sir Tom Moore, 1920 - 2021

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/04/15/second-world-war-veteran-thanks-generous-public-raising-75million/ https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-52303859
  4. Grey Havoc

    IJN Type 93 Long Lance torpedo

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kb5F5s2F3mA
  5. Grey Havoc

    AFV Tracked, Close Support, Alecto I

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ge7NvIH9JwI
  6. J

    Airspeed jet-propelled float seaplane.

    Fighter project, 1943 The Airspeed firm suggested to the Admiralty the transformation of the radio-controlled flying-boat target aircraft AS-37 into a scaled-up jet fighter, powered by one de Havilland Halford H.1 centrifugal-flow turbojet with 1,225 kgf static thrust in the forward area of the...
  7. Grey Havoc

    McKinley Climatic Laboratory

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eavbt2GLRLg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKinley_Climatic_Laboratory
  8. T

    Boulton Paul P.101. Weapon options.

    How can 3 40-mm Type S guns be mounted on Boulton Paul P.101? P.S. I ask you about location of 3 guns on the plane.
  9. Grey Havoc

    Howie Belly-Flopper

    One of the ancestors of the Willys Jeep. Formally known as the Howie machine gun carrier, the belly flopper was also known as the Howie-Wiley. View: https://www.reddit.com/r/TankPorn/comments/hrc9vz/whats_this_thing/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howie_machine_gun_carrier...
  10. Grey Havoc

    Project 1047 Battlecruiser (Royal Netherlands Navy)

  11. Grey Havoc

    Dame Vera Lynn passes away

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/06/18/dame-vera-lynn-dead-aged-103/ https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-53091856 Rest In Peace :(
  12. Grey Havoc

    Dunkirk - 80th Anniversary

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/06/02/captain-sir-robin-knox-johnston-royal-naval-association-have/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunkirk_evacuation
  13. Grey Havoc

    Douglas Munro and the Battle of the Matanikau

  14. Grey Havoc

    Major General Percy Hobart

  15. Grey Havoc

    Norwegian Campaign (naval element)

    Meant to add 'Operation Wilfred' as a tag as well but ran into the limit.
  16. Grey Havoc

    VE Day

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52577473 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52585652 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/05/08/ve-day-2020-75-anniversary-celebrations-live-latest-news/ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/05/07/ve-day-2020-celebrations-pictures/...
  17. Grzesio

    German experimental guided bomb ID

    Does anybody know such a German winged bomb - forward part of which is shown in the drawing? The bomb is built around a SC 250 body equipped with fairly complex wings (comprising of flat plate inner sections plus relatively thick airfoil profile outer sections, separated by arrow shaped plates)...
  18. Grey Havoc

    Owen Submachine Gun

    https://www.forgottenweapons.com/submachine-guns/owen-smg/ https://portal.engineersaustralia.org.au/heritage/owen-submachine-gun
  19. Grey Havoc

    Leichter Ladungsträger Goliath

    Thought we already had a thread on the Goliath robot demolition vehicle, aka tracked mine. Oh well. A reasonably good though short overview (though it overlooks the reusable version): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goliath_tracked_mine
  20. Grey Havoc

    WWII USN Torpedo Scandal

    https://www.wearethemighty.com/history/ww2-navy-torpedo-problems-mk14?rebelltitem=3#rebelltitem3 https://www.defensemedianetwork.com/stories/torpedo-scandal-rear-adm-charles-lockwood-the-mark-14-and-the-bureau-of-ordnance/...