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  1. X

    HELP !!

    So I’m currently in my basic training getting ready to start phase 2 in the RAC, there’s two regiments I’ve been looking at but I can’t choose which one I prefer. The royal tank regiment and the kings royal hussars. I’ve researched and I can’t really find any differences between the two. Can...
  2. W21A

    Tank Warfare 1939-1945.

    This book describes the evolution of tactics and equipment in armoured warfare during the second world war, including European, North African and Far East theatres of war. The authors are the sons of the curator of the RAC Tank Museum and the publishing is by Pen and Sword, so an excellent book...
  3. TexasTom

    Challenger or Challenger 1?

    Settle a nerd debate for us. Some friends are claiming Challenger 1 was always named "Challenger 1". I believed the tank to be named just "Challenger" with it unofficially being recognised as Challenger 1 when CR2 came into play. Did Challenger ever officially change it's name to "Challenger...
  4. MoleBath

    Book Review: The Dark Age of Tanks Britain.s Lost Armour 1945-70

    The story of British Armour during the Second World War is well known and has attracted a host of excellent military writers. The British Army finished the war with their Cromwells, Comets, Churchills and American Shermans. The route there had been painful, littered with a plethora of...
  5. T

    Webbing for tank Crewman

    Hi, I have recently joined the reserves and training as a tank Crewman, I want to get my own webbing because the issued one is rubbish, I want decent kit as I want to go regular in the future so don’t mind paying for quality, the problem is i don’t have a clue on what to look for? Any advice...
  6. T

    Webbing for tank Crewman

    Hi, I have recently joined the reserves and training as a tank Crewman, I want to get my own webbing because the issued one is rubbish, I want decent kit as I want to go regular in the future so don’t mind paying for quality, the problem is i don’t have a clue on what to look for? Any advice...
  7. NSP

    Reference Image Leopard MBT

    Leopard:- Leopard 2A4:-
  8. NSP

    The Reference Library

    All your recommended reference/coffee table books for modelling subjects here, be it armour, aircraft or war canoe. Picked this up in the TM shop. Lots of illustrations and colour plates, including spreads of interior detail shots and factoids. Begins in the beginning and works through in...
  9. CanteenCowboy

    Pioneers of Armour in the Great War

    I initially wanted to review this publication as I was misled by the title, incorrectly believing it to an account of the first armoured units of the British Army in the First World War, as my own grandfather served in the Tank Corps in the War. When I received the book it was only when I...
  10. F

    Tankee as a career

    Can anyone tell what a career of a tankee is like, I've heard mixed things on "it's crap, you do jack shit and get nowhere" and I've heard stuff more along the lines of "best fooking job going."
  11. jonesmrjones

    British Army Cribs

    Me and another Army Phot shot this last week for #tank100 What you think?
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