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Old 02-03-19, 08:09 PM
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Default Pictures of a disguised tank

Thought this might interest some people

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Old 02-03-19, 08:14 PM
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I had to look at this twice..!

Great fun, thanks for sharing.

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Old 03-03-19, 08:00 PM
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Cracking photo's.
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Old 03-03-19, 08:43 PM
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A Cruiser Mk1, with updated suspension and road wheels, perhaps??

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Old 04-03-19, 01:36 AM
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The photos are of two different vehicles, the first two are of a Crusader.
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Old 04-03-19, 12:50 PM
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The photos are of two different vehicles, the first two are of a Crusader.
The Crusader on the bogged truck is 10th Hussars, 2 Armd Bde, 1 Armd Div. The nickname for these deception devices was Sunshield.
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Old 04-03-19, 02:28 PM
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I did not notice that.

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Old 12-03-19, 07:03 PM
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The last tank I think is not allied, maybe Italian.

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Old 12-03-19, 07:24 PM
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Tanker Mike, as already stated in this post, the photographs are of British tanks. The first two are a Crusader and the the third is a Cruiser Mk I.
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Old 18-03-19, 01:38 PM
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The third tank is an A9, quite unusual to see one of those fitted with a Sunshield, could have been a depot vehicle being used as a test-bed perhaps.
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Old 19-05-19, 11:47 AM
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Default Disguised tanks

Here is another one. My uncles tank in the Western desert undergoing repairs.
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Old 19-05-19, 01:53 PM
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Nice photograph of a disguised Matilda II.
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Old 19-05-19, 04:46 PM
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As someone with slight experience of photographic interpretation, the incomplete finishing of that Matilda's "sunshade" would cause an experienced PI to look again or ask for another pass...
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