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Leclerc EPG by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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M4A2 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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M4A1E8 by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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This will be my last Saumur pic for a while:

Panther G by Massimo Foti, on Flickr
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I am no expert on panzers, but is that a Ausf G chassis with an Ausf A turret?
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What let you believe it's an Ausf A turret?
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No chin? Like I said, I am no expert by any means on panzers, just going by what I read.
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The chin arrived very late, not all ausf G have it

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Are there any Panthers in their post-war French markings?
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Are there any Panthers in their post-war French markings?


None that I am aware of. Indeed I would love to see even some vintage pictures of them. P-O, can you help?

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None that I am aware of. Indeed I would love to see even some vintage pictures of them. P-O, can you help?

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the ultimate reference is "Chars français", I think :
http://www.chars-francais.net/2015/index.php/liste-chronologique/de-1940-a-1945?task=view&id=76

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The chin arrived very late, not all ausf G have it

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A Massimo said, the chin was a fairly late modification and even when fielded the old style mantlet continued to be fitted from available stocks.

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A few pictures taken over 30 years ago has been posted on Flickr, very interesting subjects!

www.flickr.com/photos/...53316@N21/
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Looking at the different Sherman hulls, were the crew any safer in a cast hull like the M4A1 or the welded types? Or was it purely to do with ease of manufacture? Somehow, and without any deep knowledge of ballistics, the cast hull looks stronger.
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A photo album about this year Carrousel.
Seems like they celebrated WW I anniversary with style!
www.flickr.com/photos/...0644069141
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