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More of that bright yellow paint...!

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I was told during my visit that Tortoise was scheduled to run again on 2011 Tankfest. It's now official:
www.tankmuseum.org/ass...ay2011.pdf

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Sd.Kfz. 251/8



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I am done with panzers. Time to start with USA stuff.
M3 Grant:



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PostPosted: Tue May 24, 2011 12:58 am
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Is the camo scheme on the Grant original or is it an example of "modern art"?
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Good question... I don't have an answer. Sorry

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There are two M3 Stuarts on display in the Museum. Both are runners. This one was donated by the Brasilian Army in 1990:



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This one instead is on loan from a private collector and it's used on Tankfest and similar events:



It's one of those tanks discovered in Brasil a few years ago (one is in Switzerland right now):
www.militarytrader.com...iscovered/

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I'm still glad to see that some of the vehicles displayed at Bovington have unusual paint and markings :
-SU-100 has Egyptian markings
-StuG III and T-26 have Finnish markings
-M3 Stuart has Brasilian markings
-M3 Scout Car has British markings
-M24 CHaffee has British markings

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M4 "Michael":



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Here is what the Museum says about "Michael":



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BTW That glossy bronze-green finish is a photographer nightmare...

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