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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP19 Oct 2017 12:10 p.m. PST

"Starting with the late 1930s, testers in Kubinka began receive foreign vehicles from all corners of the world to try on for size. The first to come were trophies captured in Spain during the civil war, but the floodgates opened in 1939. The first to come was the Japanese Ha-Go tank, and Polish vehicles came after that. One of them was the TK-S tankette…."

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Personal logo Narratio Supporting Member of TMP19 Oct 2017 7:02 p.m. PST

You know how somethings are so ugly that they become beautiful and so useless, but at the same time so wonderful that you have to have a dozen in your forces…?

Me and Tankettes. Got to have them.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Oct 2017 9:46 a.m. PST

Agree!


Glad you like them my friend!. (smile)

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AlexWood25 Oct 2017 7:03 a.m. PST

,q.Starting with the late 1930s, testers in Kubinka began receive foreign vehicles

It's almost as if the purchases of Carden-Lloyd tankettes* in 1929 and Vickers 6 ton Tanks in 1930 passed the writer by…

*Incidentally the root vehicle for both the TKS and T27

GOTHIC LINE MINIATURES25 Oct 2017 9:27 a.m. PST

Amazing! Thanks Armand amicalment of course!!! How about Greek ones for WW2 ? Heard they had Austing WW1 ones could it be possible?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2017 10:06 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)

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Armand

maciek72 Supporting Member of TMP30 Oct 2017 12:10 p.m. PST

Thread has nothing to do with SCW. Tankettes were taken in Galicia (Galicja) – part of Poland (now Ukraine) not Galicia in Spain.

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