Tag Archives: armour

Armour in the Abbey

The “Armour” referred to in this post is not of the tracked vehicle type, but rather it is about men with swords, helmets and armour, (not too be confused with the Knights who say Ni!). This is the first time … Continue reading

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A Honey of a Tank

A few years back, in 2011 I did the rounds of the usual haunts, hunting down plinthed and preserved tanks, there were three models that fell into my research, namely Crusaders, Shermans and M3 Stuarts. This post deal with one … Continue reading

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A Chieftain in Ashchurch

A few weeks ago one of my workmates asked if I had seen the tank near the MOD DSDA depot in Ashchurch  (Defence Storage and Distribution Agency (DSDA) is the storage and distribution arm of Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S)). … Continue reading

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Bovington Tank Museum. (1+2)

Somewhere on my bucket list Bovington Tank Museum appears. It was one of those places I wanted to visit if ever I was in the area.  It turns out that the museum isn’t too far from Southampton, so I decided … Continue reading

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