Tank Crews

Discussion in 'RAC & RTR' started by Belgian Dave, Aug 20, 2013.

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  1. Ron Goldstein

    Ron Goldstein WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran Patron

  2. ploughman

    ploughman Junior Member

    When I used to operate a Thorneycroft trenchdigger or LMD back in 1980 or so.
    We all welded on a small cradle to the exhaust just alongside the cab window.
    Drop a can of stew in there then 10 minutes at full revs and the Rolls Petrol engine did the rest.
    At night you could see the 8ft flame from the exhaust for miles around.
     
  3. Andreas

    Andreas Working on two books

    Was that because they brewed the tea as fast as the 9th Lancers retreated past Benghazi in January 1942?

    Du-dush! I'll be here all week, please remember to tip your waitress.

    All the best

    Andreas
     
  4. idler

    idler GeneralList

    It's official: six sheets was the scale!

    The Minute Book

    Why I remembered this thread when I read that, I don't know...
     
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  5. GraemeRowland

    GraemeRowland Member

    Reference bog paper - it is one up, one down and one to polish as explained to us boy soldiers by SSM Chalky White!
     

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