Where have these pics been hiding?

Discussion in 'General' started by David Layne, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. Phaethon

    Phaethon Historian

    :) What I DO see however is a couple of small patches of black re-touching on the V1's silhouette in that top pic. Prepared for release to the newspapers????

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  2. gunbunnyB/3/75FA

    gunbunnyB/3/75FA Senior Member

    hehe, that's crazy, i like it.
     
  3. jacksun

    jacksun Senior Member

    At least there'd be good air conditioning in the passenger cabin...
     
  4. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA Patron

    Hi David,

    If the ones showing the Spit tipping the V-1 are real, the pilot of the camera plane was doing some incredible flying. I think I've seen the others before except for that great shot of the Royal Tiger. Still great photos of course, especially the railway gun.

    Thanks

    Dave
     
  5. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA Patron

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    Hi,

    I think this one is from Korea. Looks like some Skyraiders on the port side and I don't think there were many Corsairs with 4 bladed props during WWII but I could be wrong about that.

    Dave
     
  6. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

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    File:Tanks and Infantrymen on the way.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    Battle of the bulge - Belgium - Tanks and Infantrymen of the 82nd Airborne Division, Company G, 740th Tank Battalion, 504th Regiment, push through the snow towards their objective in Belgium. U.S. First Army near Herresbach.
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    Guam, apparently?
    Fortress Guam: Resistance to US Military Mega-Buildup : DMZ Hawai'i / Aloha 'Aina

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    Sherman tank "Lucky Legs" and US Marines during early morning mop up operation on Bougainville. During the night, the Japanese army would try to infiltrate American lines only to be pushed back into the jungle, "Battle of Bougainville," March 1944.
    Marines battle Japanese on Bougainville - Solomon Islands - Pacific Theater - World War II - Photographs, Prints, Images, Pictures, Photos for Sale - Rights-Managed Image Service
     
  7. sol

    sol Very Senior Member

    Hi,

    I think this one is from Korea. Looks like some Skyraiders on the port side and I don't think there were many Corsairs with 4 bladed props during WWII but I could be wrong about that.

    Dave

    You're right, definitely Korea.

    View of the snow-covered flight deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) off Korea on 15 November 1950. Visble are various Douglas AD Skyraider and Vought F4U Corsair aircraft from Carrier Air Group 2 (CVG-2).

    File:USS Philippine Sea (CV-47) flight deck with snow Nov 1950.jpg - Wikimedia Commons
     
  8. sol

    sol Very Senior Member

  9. David Layne

    David Layne Well-Known Member

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    Crash landing of F6F-3, Number 30 of Fighting Squadron Two (VF-2), USS Enterprise, into the carrier's port side 20mm gun gallery, 10 November 1943. Lieutenant Walter L. Chewning, Jr., USNR, the Catapult Officer, is climbing up the plane's side to assist the pilot from the burning aircraft. The pilot, Ensign Byron M. Johnson, escaped without significant injury. Enterprise was then en route to support the Gilberts Operation. Note the plane's ruptured belly fuel tank.
     
  10. David Layne

    David Layne Well-Known Member

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    U.S.M.C. troops advanced under the cover of M4 Sherman tank ‘Lucky Legs II’ during mop up operations on Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Mar 1944.
     
  11. David Layne

    David Layne Well-Known Member

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  13. pathfinder Jack

    pathfinder Jack Senior Member

    Stunning David - thanks for sharing. Hopefully the skill of that pilot saved lifes.
     
  14. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA Patron

    King Tiger with the Henschel (production) turret. Note the length of the 88mm.

    Does anyone know if this one runs? I think one of their Tigers has its engine sectioned for display for viewing through the engine hatches. I noticed this one is missing its mufflers.

    Dave
     
  15. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

    Neither KT at Bov runs, but it is rather nice they have a full set now the Henschel 104 has been moved from Shrivenham to there ;).

    Not sure about sectioning? Don't really recall, though you could peer into the open engine compartment of their Jagdtiger.
    Actually, Tiger, KT(P), KT(H), and JagdTiger, that's not a bad set is it, if only someone could find the rest of the Sturm to go with the RW36 there, and maybe a Berge version, they'd be almost winning at happy families with that particular range.
     
  16. Oldman

    Oldman Very Senior Member

    David
    Super photo's loved the typhoon rockets and the railway gun
     
  17. Harry Ree

    Harry Ree Very Senior Member

    I wonder if the railway gun is one of the large naval guns that the Germans brought up for the siege on the fortress of Sevastopol in the Crimea.
     
  18. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA Patron

    Neither KT at Bov runs, but it is rather nice they have a full set now the Henschel 104 has been moved from Shrivenham to there ;).

    Not sure about sectioning? Don't really recall, though you could peer into the open engine compartment of their Jagdtiger.
    Actually, Tiger, KT(P), KT(H), and JagdTiger, that's not a bad set is it, if only someone could find the rest of the Sturm to go with the RW36 there, and maybe a Berge version, they'd be almost winning at happy families with that particular range.

    Hi VP.

    You're right, the Jagdtiger engine was the one I'd seen pictures of. I found one on the net. It isn't sectioned, they just have one valve cover removed (or missing). Seems like an odd thing to remove.

    Dave
     

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  19. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

    I wonder if the railway gun is one of the large naval guns that the Germans brought up for the siege on the fortress of Sevastopol in the Crimea.

    It's a pretty standard K5, Harry (if 'standard' is ever the word with Railway Guns.).
    Can't recall if naval Guns were used against sevastopol, though there were certainly some formerly seaborne pieces on the defending side:
    The History of Maxim Gorky-I Naval Battery, Sevastopol

    Pottered onto a nice video claiming to be of the German heavy artillery there, but it should probably go in the Railway Guns thread.
    Edit - having looked more closely at the nature of the Youtube Channel it's on, I think I'll leave the film where it is :unsure:.
    Shame, will see if I can re-find in a more wholesome place.
     
  20. Dave55

    Dave55 Atlanta, USA Patron

    Hi VP.

    You're right, the Jagdtiger engine was the one I'd seen pictures of. I found one on the net. It isn't sectioned, they just have one valve cover removed (or missing). Seems like an odd thing to remove.

    Dave

    Speaking of 'odd' and Jagdtiger:
     

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