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  1. Saw this on War history Online, but it's all over the net. 2 guys claim to have found a Nazi train in a tunnel, Even if there isn't a single gold coin, a "time capsule" train from 1945 would be worth a fortune. Clothing, documents, personal weapons, the rail cars themselves, hell even a singe Panzer, would be worth millions. https://www.rt.com/news/312924-poland-nazi-gold-train/
  2. militant-nick

    Berlin Brigade Challengers

    https://warisboring.com/new-urban-camo-wont-save-british-tanks/
  3. Its good to see that the T34 sitting mear the old kent road is getting a face lift :laugh: :dancinggirls:
  4. Anybody out there interested in an old ex military meadows diesel engined gen set. It must be around 70 yrs old, I was offered one yesterday, but it's not really of interest to me. It has been stored indoors for years and used to be used for occasionally powering an industrial unit near me. The unit is now closed & the gen set is now unfortunately being stored outdoors, so I guess will deteriorate fairly rapidly. I don't think the owners want much for it. They just want rid. if there is anyone interested let me know & I will put you in touch with them
  5. Interesting http://www.news.com.au/technology/innovation/radioactive-find-reveals-the-race-to-stop-hitler-developing-nuclear-weapons-may-have-been-closer-than-we-thought/news-story/75b016d006151db3eb7acfc8cc37550d I recall that huge submarine sunk off Africa was supposedly carrying nuclear material also
  6. In the news today is an item concerning the memorial to the late inventor of the AK-47. Apparently a monumental blunder (pardon the pun) has been carried out by the sculptor as a Nazi StG44 Sturmgewehr was included in memorial. However IMHO the AK-47 was a rip off of the StG44 so that weapon had every right to be on the memorial and should not have been removed! http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/nazi-gun-removed-from-statue-of-ak-47-founder-mikhail-kalashnikov-in-moscow/ar-AAsmMmb StG44 & AK-47 compared; http://i54.tinypic.com/30xabe1.jpg
  7. Richard Farrant

    WW1 Renault artillery tractor

    There is an auction in France later this month with a WW1 Renault artillery tractor in it. Seem like a collection is up for disposal. See link here: https://www.alcopa-auction.fr/voiture-occasion/renault/tracteur-d-artillerie-lourde-type-plaque-eg-60695
  8. not clear if this will affect historic artifacts like helmets, swords, daggers, flags etc. but if it does then we could be seeing a surge of that stuff on the market coming from Itlay as collectors are forced to get rid of their items https://www.rt.com/news/403233-italy-law-fascism-souvenirs/
  9. Petition to protect Biggin Hill St George's RAF Chapel of Remembrance:- https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/protect-biggin-hill-st-george-s-raf-chapel-of-remembrance
  10. I missed this yesterday when looking at the First Ministers statement, question is what about historic vehicles? The policy is different from Central Government http://www.msn.com/en-gb/cars/news/scotland-to-ban-petrol-and-diesel-car-sales-by-2032/ar-AArlFT2?li=AA8sb7&ocid=ientp
  11. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/09/09/new-military-vehicle-hailed-answer-british-armys-needs/
  12. True barn find, one owner for 35 years, he bought it from the Portuguese military and then parked it, it is very complete and in a good nick, he started taking it apart a few years ago for a refresh. Ended up getting rid of the Humber Scout Car, since I have always fancied the Humber heavy.....plus it has a turret and goes boom... .
  13. Hi Don't know what the problem was with the other thread , but somebody "spat the dummy" for whatever reason. I have a lathe with a interesting history . Built mid 1940 it was ordered by a machinery dealer in Paris France . The lathe was ready to ship but the Germans would have grabbed it , it was diverted to Australia where it was used by GMH the Aust. arm of GM USA The lathe is metric which is rare as it's a US built Hendey. It is in good shape .
  14. Alert to importers of vehicles into Australia...https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2017/0...ia/?refer=news Is an article about vehicles being impounded, sent to a lab, and disassembled in an Asbestos search. Clutches, brake shoes and even Gaskets are suspect. Newc in Oregon
  15. Joined: Fri Feb 18, 2005 21:35 pm Posts: 252 Due to me being unavailable there is a requirement for some british reenactors in D-Day (6/6/44) kit to have a play on a higgins boat with a celeb for a program about D-Day for the history channel. This is located in the Nottingham area next thusday. Please pm me if interested and i will link you up Cheers
  16. We had the portuguese army in Coimbra. I think some of the vehicles were bought from Austria They had old British 25Pdr guns for the salute. any info on them. Keith
  17. militant-nick

    Castlemartin

    Sad times for RTR, RiP & speedy recovery to the survivors. Soldier dies and three wounded at Castlemartin tank firing range - The Telegraph https://apple.news/ARwWOQYWCQ3qyAqHEsEtkuQ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/06/15/soldier-dies-three-others-wounded-atcastlemartin-ranges-training/
  18. thought some of you cold war guys would enjoy the pics of these T55's being repaired by the Syrian army for return to battle . Click on photo to enlarge into fullscreen HD version, arrows to right/left will scroll thru https://sputniknews.com/photo/201706041054293408-damascus-tanks-repairs-factory/
  19. A plane that played a vital role on D-Day in World War Two is to be restored and returned to the Berkshire airfield where it took off 73 years ago. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-berkshire-40175202/d-day-plane-to-return-to-former-airbase-in-berkshire
  20. Hello all, I recently aquired an M5 HT and am looking for a various amount of parts and diagrams etc to restore it. All the rear armour was removed and a flat back installed, thats now all been removed back to the bare chassis :-D Most of the instruments are missing although I've sourced a couple. It has a Ford diesel engine installed which will have to remain until an original IHC can be found (yes I know not an easy task!). I'd be grateful of any contacts, leads etc to parts. This is a long term project but I'm loving every minute working on the old beast! :cool2:
  21. DELETED ! ..through lack of interest and my post ridiculed by very childish, irellevant replies!!!!!!!!
  22. Hello everyone, it has been a long time since I posted here. So here is the latest news. I made a teaser video about my M1917 WW1 ambulance. You can also access the link from my website at WW1 Preservation Collection http://www.ww1history.com/ There are lots of cool things there like machine guns and other restorations WW1 Machine Gun Cart 1915 Vickers Water Cooled Heavy Machine Gun Wooden Ammo Box restoration Thanks for looking David L. O'Neal Amblance Porn
  23. BBC advise training tunnels for WW1 found on Salisbury Plains http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-wiltshire-39696077
  24. Hi Gents, Just an up date on the Mighty Militant MKI (38EP19), after a great three weeks at home on leave and almost as much time spent on Milly I managed to pass the MOT for the 2nd time. Happy days, prior to the MOT I got time to check all brake shoes and re-welded the "Anti Screech" rings back on to the rear four drums. I also secured a good deal on 6 part worn tyres with in an hour or so from home. I did managed to change one tyre which was pointed out to me last year on MOT, so I was chuffed to bits having replaced it. The two seats which I was having refurbished arrived the day before MOT, Phew! great job. I will need to adjust the passengers seat as the engine cover is rubbing against the seat which had caused most of the unnecessary damage to the old seat covering. Looking forward to removing all wheels and brake drums next leave and replacing the odd tyre or two. I certainly forgot how hard the tyre bashing was back in 88 on the Stalwart. I did notice the rust flap had June 68 stamped on it, Made in England too.
  25. I hate reading about these types of things, but I guess it happens in certain places http://www.newsweek.com/moscow-soviet-tank-contraband-kazakhstan-571757
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