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Jack last won the day on November 2 2017

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  1. Jack

    Welcome back!

    Thanks Mike!
  2. Jack

    Welcome back!

    Thanks for your patience while HMVF was 'offline' we were updating the software ๐Ÿ™‚ And Happy New Year! Jack.
  3. Thanks and that's my issue - I can't find the exact variant Joe was in.
  4. Hi all, Just working on something and need some clarification (life time of free beer to all those that can help....) 1 - what model of Sherman was Joe Ekins Firefly (M4A4?) 2 - his tank was named Velikiye Luki after a Soviet town - what were the names of the other tanks in his troop (were they named?) 3 - what model Shemans were in the rest of his squadron? 4 - Wittmanns tank was 007 - what were the numbers of the Tigers knocked out? 5- were all Tigers covered in zimmerit as standard? Thanks guys!!
  5. Jack

    Any ideas?

    Is there anything you don't know Adrian?!! ๐Ÿ˜
  6. Love these tractor units - keep the pics coming ๐Ÿ™‚
  7. Mine too Richard, at first I thought it was a clip from a movie :-( Hope they get to restore her.
  8. I am cross with myself for not actually organising just to get there and watch this - it looks amazing. I seem to spend my life being 'busy' and missing all this stuff ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿค
  9. I know this airfield well. I used to the work the woodlands attached to it that was used as the ammunition and bomb 'storage'. I will post the pictures. RAF Tarrant Rushton was all known as Station X and it also dropped SOE agents into France in Westland Lysanders. Churchill and Ike also visited this base. And many a stricken bomber would 'land' here on the way back from missions from Germany. But yes, Major Howard and his men who took Pegasus Bridge left from here and 'started' D-Day (just don't tell Hollywood that....).
  10. That's correct, Kevin has changed management so the T&C's have changed. And expect great news as Kevin has TEN Shermans in restoration as well as TWO Tigers ๐Ÿ™‚
  11. So folks, out of 10 - what is the overall score for this years show?
  12. Now this is great news. King Tiger that has been under a road since WW2 is going to be recovered. https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/king-tiger.html
  13. Totally agree - it gets lost in the all the white noise of Facebook. We have already started the back end work of the site. His collection is massive. Will also bring news of the S-130 and......Tigers
  14. It does and it will soon have a new one - we are building it for them :-)
  15. Take a look at the site weโ€™re developing at www.warbitz.com Youโ€™ll find Auctions, listings and storefront functionality. Please donโ€™t judge the site just yet as weโ€™re still working on it. It totally free to use and we will be running features on cool stuff on War History Online which has around 10 million views a month. When we launch we will be launching by listing some pretty impressive stuff - including vehicles - from a very impressive collector that we all know the name of. If you have something listed on the forum classifieds then I would really appreciate your help - if you had time - on the Warbitz site and let me have your feedback and of course leave it there for when we go live. It will get in the front of millions - we expect to give live in around 2-3 weeks, once we have the full inventory from the aforementioned collector. If you have something for sale then please feel free to upload it to the site and let me know your feedback. You can add video, stacks of images and fully manage your own listing/s. Check out the features of the your listing/of the site below - really is pretty slick :-) Features https://www.warbitz.com/index.php?a=28&b=135 Thanks everyone, your help is much appreciated! Jack.
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