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Post by BIGpanzer » 28 Jan 2006 19:20

Hmm...........

AFAIK "Alecto" was an experimental AFV of the following design (1944) - 3.75 inch (95 mm) howitzer mounted on a "Harry Hopkins" light tank chassis. The gun was mounted in an open topped structure facing to the rear. The trials uncovered various problems but by the time they were solved the war in Europe was over already. With no prospect for use in the Far East, the project was ended.

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Post by David W » 28 Jan 2006 19:34

Not that then!

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Post by Davide Pastore » 28 Jan 2006 20:47

Hint#3:
Intial of the building firm, "S"
Initial of the model name, "M"
Has a Bedford engine

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Post by David W » 28 Jan 2006 23:26

was it a manticore?

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Post by Davide Pastore » 29 Jan 2006 09:55

David W wrote:was it a manticore?
No.

Hint #4: The"M" name belonged also to a famous warship.

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Post by Bill Murray » 29 Jan 2006 13:49

Could it be a Monarch??
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Post by Davide Pastore » 29 Jan 2006 16:40

No, sorry.

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Post by jopaerya » 29 Jan 2006 18:37

Hi All

Looks like a Straussler "Monitor"
17-Pdr A.T. Gun from Bedford

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Post by Davide Pastore » 29 Jan 2006 18:50

Bingo!

Your turn.

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Post by jopaerya » 29 Jan 2006 19:03

Hi

What type of gun is this ??

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Post by Michael Emrys » 30 Jan 2006 05:56

Looks like a 2pdr ATG to me.

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Post by jopaerya » 30 Jan 2006 07:40

Hi Michael

Your shot is right on the spot .

Regards Jos

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Post by Michael Emrys » 31 Jan 2006 02:26

Name this plane.

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Post by BIGpanzer » 31 Jan 2006 17:33

Could it be Polish PZL P-37 "Los"? But the landing gear looks a little bit differ from "Los".........

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Post by BIGpanzer » 31 Jan 2006 17:39

Oh, no, no, no, sorry.......
This is French reconnaissance plane/bomber Bloch MB.175 :)

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