OT-34 with skull

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OT-34 with skull

Post by Kugelblitz » 21 Jun 2003 21:53

There is a photo of a OT-34/76 with a human skull near the flammethrower, anyone know why they have it there?

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Post by MadderCat » 23 Jun 2003 10:15

Do You mean the photo printed in Squadron Signal's "T-34 in action"??
Tank with numbering "D-44" and 2 soldiers standing before the tank
looking at the open hatch and the skull???
if yes, then this is remain of the tank crew, nothing else

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Post by Kugelblitz » 24 Jun 2003 16:39

I don`t know if it is the same, it apear in the Osprey Military book.

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Post by MadderCat » 24 Jun 2003 17:01

if the skull lies on the right front fender, it should be the same

never heard of using human remains of decoration during WWII

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Post by Kugelblitz » 25 Jun 2003 17:05

Yes is that one, very strange that skull there. It can be the remain of the crew because it looks too old, maybe they stole it from a museum.

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