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  1. On youtube Stop That Tank (1942) - YouTube...

    On youtube

    Stop That Tank (1942) - YouTube
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    When a thread is "locked" it just means that...

    When a thread is "locked" it just means that no-one can make further comments; it doesn't, necessarily, mean that the comments already made are "right" or "wrong".

    Not everything has a "right" or...
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    Russian Army Recruitment Video?

    After viewing this video it is easy to understand why there seems to be a certain "lack of enthusiasm" to join the Russian army and, perhaps, one of the reasons so many Russian men are currently...
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    But also in the days when cameras actually had...

    But also in the days when cameras actually had film in them professional photographers use to like the option of taking photos with cameras loaded with several different types of film. When I only...
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    McDondalds Drive Thru in a Scimitar

    I thought that this is quite amusing. Sorry about the ads.

    Taking My TANK To McDonalds! - Eddie Hall - YouTube
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    Fake?! I'm not sure if you took the photos, Maxime, or...

    I'm not sure if you took the photos, Maxime, or the vendor but I would suggest posting a photo of the markings 'square-on" or asking the vendor for such a pic.
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    I've got some short leather straps with buckles...

    I've got some short leather straps with buckles which I believe to be ex-military. I presume them to just be multipurpose equipment straps.
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    I expect quite a few of us here have had similar...

    I expect quite a few of us here have had similar things happen to us or been in similar situations at one time or another.

    I think that what I would do is give it a couple of weeks and if she...
  9. Yes, I didn't have suitable wood doweling to hand...

    Yes, I didn't have suitable wood doweling to hand and so I used wire for the time being but may replace it with wood doweling later.

    I still have a 1960's Triang pedal car that I was given in the...
  10. Lines Brothers, Triang 1930's Child's Milk Float

    I'm not sure if anyone is interested in seeing this child's milk toy milk float but it was purchased new by my family around 1937/38 time period. It was made by Lines Brothers under the brand of...
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    Is it Churchill's wife, Clementine, spotting for...

    Is it Churchill's wife, Clementine, spotting for the Queen in the first pic?
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    Sad day indeed. The late Queen Elizabeth...

    Sad day indeed.

    The late Queen Elizabeth earned people's respect from all around the world, over her long reign and I am confident that our new King, King Charles 3rd, will also earn people's...
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    A good buy, in a very desirable condition.

    A good buy, in a very desirable condition.
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    I recently heard it stated that the US...

    I recently heard it stated that the US army/airforce sent bandsmen to Korea as well as combat soldiers during the Korean war. Would their role have been as stretcher bearers and to assist the medics...
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    I'm not entirely sure when the Type J field...

    I'm not entirely sure when the Type J field telephones first came out but I believe it to be post WW2, most likely in the late 1940's/early 1950's. They had certainly started being surplussed by the...
  16. What's the best direction to go?

    What's the best direction to go?
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    It would be nice to have the handbook, please....

    It would be nice to have the handbook, please. Thanks.

    Jim, in your time did Canada use British or US field Telephones, or a combination of the two, please?
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    Field Telephone Set Type J

    Back in the mid 1970's, long before mobile phones, my parents decided that some form of communication was required between the house and the garage. Therefore a trip was organised to a well stocked,...
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    I think that all of the North Korean Type 68...

    I think that all of the North Korean Type 68 bayonets, seen in the video, look pretty good for the money considering how rare they are.

    North Korean Type 68 Bayonets Now Available at Royal Tiger...
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    If you can find a "Broad Arrow" with a "N" next...

    If you can find a "Broad Arrow" with a "N" next to it, it would indicate that it was Royal Navy.
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    I hate to be picky but it appears to be a No4...

    I hate to be picky but it appears to be a No4 Mk2* bayonet (socket and blade made in 2 parts) which were not made in North America. Savage in the US and Long Branch in Canada only made the No4 Mk2...
  22. Could it be very, late Indian?

    Could it be very, late Indian?
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    I believe that I am correct in saying that the...

    I believe that I am correct in saying that the Royal Navy operated a surface launched version of the Exocet missile on some of it's warships in the Falklands War, for example, on most of the Type 21...
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    Perhaps you need to apply some penetrating oil...

    Perhaps you need to apply some penetrating oil first and let it soak in. With stuck screw fasteners it sometimes helps to first try tightening a tiny fraction before loosening and then alternating...
  25. On a documentary a few days ago a Korean War...

    On a documentary a few days ago a Korean War veteran said that he had to guard a position in Korea by himself against an expected North Korean night time attack. The veteran went on to say that as he...
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