Bronco CB35085 British Humber Armoured Car Mk.II, it’s timely to have another look at a reference we posted some time ago on the Humber Armoured Car family. Continue reading
On Thursday, 21 September 2006, the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Line Roll On-Roll Off ship “Talisman” arrived at Melbourne’s Webb Dock, and unloaded the first of the Australian Army’s new M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks and M88A2 Hercules Armoured Recovery Vehicles. Continue reading
…and in Vietnam too!
The release of the AFV Club Royal Australian Armoured Corps Centurion Mk 5/1 (Vietnam Version) has been a wish fulfilled for many modellers, worldwide. We understand that this is the first in a large range of Centurion variants to be released by AFV Club, in both mainstream, full production and limited edition versions.
Therefore it is worthwhile to give an overview of Centurion gun tank variants, then drill down to put the Australian versions in context, and further, to see just what makes an Australian Vietnam variant – with lots of reference images, of course. Continue reading
It’s hard to imagine just how some of these vehicles found their way here, but their stories must be amazing! The “collection” ranges from Pre-War British (Mark VIB Light Tank) to modern US and British (M60 and Chieftain), the latter we suspect must have been captured during the Iran-Iraq War of the late seventies / early eighties.
Photographed: Taji, Iraq. Photo Series © the photographer via AMMS and text © Peter Hartup 2006. Continue reading