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a Leo-bridgelayer in front of the Royal Armymuseum in Brussels, Belgium.

Gigantic !

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I remember my Mother telling me that my Grandfather, who served in the 168th Infantry Regiment in France during WWI, only talked about two things from his WWI experience . One was that the soldiers had to stop marching in step when they came to a bridge and the other was that it bothered him that the boxcars they rode in had stenciled on the side "HOMMES 40  CHEVAUX 8". That eight horses were equal to forty men! He saw irony in that.  I found this picture when searching for 40&8 Boxcars on the Internet which must be identical with his experience.

 

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Real barrels are, steel, and rifled :)

 

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3 hours ago, mpow66m said:

Who uses a rifled bbl,besides the UK?

Arjun project

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18 hours ago, Ssnake said:

"Composite barrels", sigh. Well, Twitter.

Besides...that does not look like and overheating problem.

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They were hunting for Camel Spiders and forgot the clear the Gun Tube when done.

Edited by Assassin 7

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My father (the signaller) in But, New Guinea, March 1945. His best mate (Lucky Campbell, my courtesy uncle growing up) just by him, with the bare head. I have a big copy of this framed on my wall. I have a few other AWM photos featuring him in New Guinea during the Aitape-Wewak campaign and others from his mother's collection, but they aren't in the public AWM collection. They have an amazing searchable collection here: https://www.awm.gov.au/advanced-search

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Posted (edited)

A Leopard 2a6 (M+ ?) of 414 Panzer Battalion equipped with a SAAB BT46 Training system at an assembly area at Gefechts Übungs Zentrum Heer, February 2018.

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Urban camo for cars.

Cool (if you’re mentally 16 y old, which you may or may not be if you play SB).

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Don't they use that on new vehicles so that photgraphers are unable to determine key diiferences in shape, styling, etc. between this year's and last year's model?

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Usually it's something even more busy, though. Here's the prototype of the new U.S. presidential limo ("The Beast") undergoing testing:

 

 

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While I'm sure that you're jesting, I would like to remind you that some people (like, the Secret Service) never take such a joke at face value. You may want to edit your post, especially if you're planning to visit the USA anytime soon.

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