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Pathe footage of post-war tanks


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There are quite a few tanks here that I had never heard of, Caernarvon for one and what looked like a Russian one in the mix as well. Poor old Saracen loses a wheel in front of everyone

Quite a few dodgy looking dictator types in the crowd as well!

Apologies if you have all seen it before


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The Russian one's a T34/85, a bit of Korean War booty, I assume. Probably the one now on display at Bovington. 

The Caernarvon, was used in chassis development for the Conqueror tank, it was basically a Conqueror's hull, with a Centurion's turret, as the 120mm gun, was delayed. Bet they were embarrassed with the Saracen breaking a rose joint.


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