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Post by BIGpanzer » 09 Feb 2006 23:45

http://www.around.spb.ru/guide/east/rad ... p_rus1.jpg (:) )

Such first Soviet radars were used also for the defence of Leningrad during WWII, also they were tested during Winter War.

Sorry, I found just now that "RUS" means Radar Aircraft Catcher on Russian abbreviation.

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 10 Feb 2006 00:11

Well done Bp,

Correct answer and pic source.
With РУС-1 I found this too: http://pvo.guns.ru/rtv/history.htm
D**n, one day I will start learning that language

Over to you

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Post by BIGpanzer » 10 Feb 2006 00:40

Thanks, Juha!
Yes, learning languages is always very useful, but it takes a lot of time and practice. I want to learn Finnish and even started to do this several times, but I have not enough time as always, also Finnish grammar is quite complicated :) So I can only translate simple Finnish texts with vocabulary :)


Well, name this tank.

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Post by The Edge » 10 Feb 2006 12:20

British A16?

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Post by Davide Pastore » 10 Feb 2006 12:38

Vickers Medium MkIII, a.k.a. A6E1/A6E2/A6E3, a.k.a. Vickers 16-tonner (although actual weight was 18.7t)

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Post by BIGpanzer » 10 Feb 2006 17:50

Exactly, Davide!
This is British medium experimental tank Mk.III. Three tanks were built in 1930 (two by Royal Ordnance factory and the third - by Vickers). Some sources give its weight as 16 t.
Those tankls had 7 men crew, armor up to 14 mm, 180 hp engine, 4xHotchkiss MG + 2xVickers .303 MG + 1x3 pdr gun, speed 30 mph.

The photo above shows Mk.III during trials - http://mailer.fsu.edu/~akirk/tanks/Grea ... m3-Ion.jpg


Please, your turn, Davide!

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Post by Davide Pastore » 10 Feb 2006 19:45

New Question: name this plane.

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 10 Feb 2006 21:49

Brewster SBA scout bomber ?

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Post by Aufklarung » 10 Feb 2006 22:56

Hi Davide

Some friendly advice:

NEVER ask about a Brewster product as long as Juha is a member here!!! :lol:

I mean, the guy has his own Brewster Pottery collection!!! :lol:

And Juha? Just in case your thinking a certain way for your next question, I'm saying Brewster Buccaneer right now!!!

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Post by Bill Murray » 10 Feb 2006 23:42

Juha wins again.
Here is the same photo courtesy of Google.
Sorry, photo courtesy of daveswarbirds.com which shows the two versions which differ much in detail.
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Post by Davide Pastore » 11 Feb 2006 09:50

Juha is (of course) the winner!!

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 11 Feb 2006 22:42

Thanks Davide :)
Aufklarung wrote:Hi Davide

Some friendly advice:

NEVER ask about a Brewster product as long as Juha is a member here!!! :lol:
SLIGHT overestimation :)


For me the best part at this Forum are the people here.
Some of them I'm proud to have as my friends. My CCC ( Canadian Clever Companion ) Mr. Aufklarung is one of them.
I mean, the guy has his own Brewster Pottery collection!!! :lol:
About a week ago I received a package from him, containing these: Image

8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)


Thank You again CCC, and cheers Image

And Juha? Just in case your thinking a certain way for your next question, I'm saying Brewster Buccaneer right now!!!
... :lol: :lol: :lol: ... someday...
here a new Q, name the ship class (bonus for the exact ship)

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Post by Davide Pastore » 12 Feb 2006 09:28

Juha Tompuri wrote:(bonus for the exact ship)
"Action stations aboard the cruiser Voroshilov" (Conway's 1922-1946, page 319)

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 12 Feb 2006 12:33

Well done Davide.

Most correct answer.
The pic was from Suur Isamaasõda 1941-1945 by Nikolai Afanasjev.
Following the good old Soviet traditions I edited few persons off from the pic.
Nearly the same can be seen here: http://foto.sevastopol.info/gallery/flo ... shilov.htm
Over to you Davide.

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Post by Juha Tompuri » 12 Feb 2006 12:39

Juha Tompuri wrote:(bonus for the exact ship)
Here you are.
Traditional Finnish Eastern dessert, Mämmi.
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