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The Tank MuseumBovington part9 the cafe,outside ,the workshops and the conservation centre

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 under Posted by

Vehicles and other items are spread all over the site ,the conservation centre is basically ahuge store room.

The Tank MuseumBovington part9 the cafe,outside ,the workshops and the conservation centre

Posted on June 23rd, 2017 under Posted by

Vehicles and other items are spread all over the site ,the conservation centre is basically ahuge store room.

The Tank Museum Bovington part 8-Battlegroup Afghanistan

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The Tank Museum Bovington part 8-Battlegroup Afghanistan

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The tank Museum Bovington-part7 TankFactory

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A selection of prototypes strange vehicles and  a centurion cut in half lengthways

The tank Museum Bovington-part7 TankFactory

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A selection of prototypes strange vehicles and  a centurion cut in half lengthways

The Tank Museum Bovington part6 -second world war

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An amazing collection of vehicles

The Tank Museum Bovington part6 -second world war

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An amazing collection of vehicles

The Tank Museum Bovington part 5-Tiger experience

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My favourite part ,the Tigers stole the show

The Tank Museum Bovington part 5-Tiger experience

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My favourite part ,the Tigers stole the show

The Tank Museum Bovington part 3,Warhorse to Horse Power

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Hall 3 covers the transition of the British cavalry forces and includes a couple of interwar vehicles

The Tank Museum Bovington part 3,Warhorse to Horse Power

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Hall 3 covers the transition of the British cavalry forces and includes a couple of interwar vehicles

The Tank Museum Bovington-Part2 The Trench Experience

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The second hall covers tank developement during the great war

The Tank Museum Bovington-Part2 The Trench Experience

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The second hall covers tank developement during the great war

The Tank Museum Bovington part1-The Tank Story

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I was amazed by our recent visit to Bovington ,I never realised how many vehicles and items were on display ,I will share some of the pics i took ,I will split them up into the different areas of the museum ,the first gallery  was the Tank Story H…

The Tank Museum Bovington part1-The Tank Story

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I was amazed by our recent visit to Bovington ,I never realised how many vehicles and items were on display ,I will share some of the pics i took ,I will split them up into the different areas of the museum ,the first gallery  was the Tank Story H…

Operation Tiger -The Slapton Sands Disaster

Posted on June 20th, 2017 under . Posted by

As part of the build up for D-Day the allied forces starting practising for the invasion by conducting number of exercises along the British coast the area called Slapton Sands in Devon was chosen due to how similier it was to the Utah beach area .The …

Operation Tiger -The Slapton Sands Disaster

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As part of the build up for D-Day the allied forces starting practising for the invasion by conducting number of exercises along the British coast the area called Slapton Sands in Devon was chosen due to how similier it was to the Utah beach area .The …

Rorkes Drift Defenders Graves-J.R.M.Chard VC

Posted on June 18th, 2017 under , . Posted by

During my recent holiday we made slight detour and visited the Grave of John Chard VC ,portrayed in the movie by stanley Baker ,Chard stayed at Rorkes drift for a few weeks after the battle building the new stone defences .He was awarded the VC and thi…

Rorkes Drift Defenders Graves-J.R.M.Chard VC

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During my recent holiday we made slight detour and visited the Grave of John Chard VC ,portrayed in the movie by stanley Baker ,Chard stayed at Rorkes drift for a few weeks after the battle building the new stone defences .He was awarded the VC and thi…

Battlegroup Tobruk -Vickers tanks

Posted on June 9th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Received another order from EWM of Vickers tanks and some Armourfast Valantines plus bits of stowage and crew.The vickers are lovely little models fitted together in a couple of minutes ,no flash ,told lines etc really nice each one came with different…

Battlegroup Tobruk -Vickers tanks

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Received another order from EWM of Vickers tanks and some Armourfast Valantines plus bits of stowage and crew.The vickers are lovely little models fitted together in a couple of minutes ,no flash ,told lines etc really nice each one came with different…

Battlegroup Tobruk -more vehicles .

Posted on May 21st, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Another 3 trucks finished ,this time Tillys from any scale models and another Dingo from early war miniatures ,the transports will be for my heavy weapons teams and the Dingo will be my recon officer . I have ordered some more tanks from EWM and I’m st…

Battlegroup Tobruk -more vehicles .

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Another 3 trucks finished ,this time Tillys from any scale models and another Dingo from early war miniatures ,the transports will be for my heavy weapons teams and the Dingo will be my recon officer . I have ordered some more tanks from EWM and I’m st…

Naval Thunder ,second game

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Played our 2nd game of Naval thunder last night at the club ,this time we tried the rules for Battleships .We did a fictional encounter between the Royal Navies warspite and Valiant against Vichy France’s Dunkerque and Bretagne . The Fench ships displa…