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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1425 on: October 26, 2017, 04:57:13 PM »
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1426 on: October 26, 2017, 04:58:56 PM »
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A M48 Patton moving forward during the battle of Hue, 1968.

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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1427 on: October 26, 2017, 05:01:05 PM »
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Comet tanks of the 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, 11th Armoured Division, crossing the Weser at Petershagen, Germany, 7 April 1945

That's all good and well, but you know those main gun rounds would've bounced right off of a medieval knight's breastplate.
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1428 on: October 26, 2017, 05:01:24 PM »
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Charles de Gaulle posing in front of a Char D2 Medium Tank of the Elite 507 Régiment de Chars de Combat.

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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1429 on: October 26, 2017, 05:01:55 PM »
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Comet tanks of the 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, 11th Armoured Division, crossing the Weser at Petershagen, Germany, 7 April 1945

That's all good and well, but you know those main gun rounds would've bounced right off of a medieval knight's breastplate.

Don't you start  :knuppel2:
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1430 on: October 26, 2017, 05:05:58 PM »
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Comet tanks of the 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, 11th Armoured Division, crossing the Weser at Petershagen, Germany, 7 April 1945

That's all good and well, but you know those main gun rounds would've bounced right off of a medieval knight's breastplate.

Actually...
The Comet had a 17 pound-derived gun that was as good, if not better, than that of the Panther. The Comet was just so late to the party that it gets overlooked.
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1431 on: October 26, 2017, 05:14:41 PM »
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Comet tanks of the 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry, 11th Armoured Division, crossing the Weser at Petershagen, Germany, 7 April 1945

That's all good and well, but you know those main gun rounds would've bounced right off of a medieval knight's breastplate.

Actually...
The Comet had a 17 pound-derived gun that was as good, if not better, than that of the Panther. The Comet was just so late to the party that it gets overlooked.

that's just British propaganda!
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1432 on: October 27, 2017, 05:21:55 AM »
...if only we have had the 17pdr at Agincourt..............
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1433 on: October 27, 2017, 05:45:01 AM »
...if only we have had the 17pdr at Agincourt..............

Well, the English did have it's period equivalent.
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1434 on: October 27, 2017, 05:55:50 AM »
It would seem that not everyone thinks so ;)
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1436 on: October 31, 2017, 10:36:40 AM »
yeah, they had the XM8 ready to go in '95, and then pulled the plug on it all
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1437 on: October 31, 2017, 10:45:13 AM »
I thought the Striker with the 105mm was meant to fill the infantry support role.
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1438 on: October 31, 2017, 11:03:43 AM »
I thought the Striker with the 105mm was meant to fill the infantry support role.

that was well after the cancelation of the XM8
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Re: Tanks!
« Reply #1439 on: October 31, 2017, 11:04:59 AM »
I thought the Striker with the 105mm was meant to fill the infantry support role.

that was well after the cancelation of the XM8

I know. I meant today.
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