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Dragoon

Just watched Guy Martins building of the WW1 Tank... Superb!!

 

Chris

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Dave66

I too thought it was very good....Such a shame it was refused permission to take part in a rememberence day celebration here, I'm sure the powers that be could have found a compromise somehow....health and safety.

 

Dave

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Gareth Davies

It was the right decision. 

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Dragoon

I thought it was better that they did it at Cambrai, in my opinion. 

More poignant don't you think?

 

Chris

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Dave66

I thought Cambrai was the right place...eventually, very poignant and fitting, and I do appreciate that driving through narrow streets etc may have been a bit ambitious. Just a shame that both venues couldn't have been accommodated in some way shape or form to accnowledge the huge amount of work and enthusiasm that went into recreating such a fine working memorial.

Hats off to all involved.

 

Dave

 

 

 

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Dragoon

Thanks JP for the other threads

 

Chris

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Dave66

Many thanks JP, was on domestic duties so sadly missed those....most interesting.

 

Dave.

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Gunner Bailey
12 hours ago, Gareth Davies said:

It was the right decision. 

Seeing the pre planning, I agree 100%. People that close to tracks with a learner driver would have been mad.

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Dave66

Pleasant surprise whilst reading through the local paper this week, Deborah 2 will be on display here in the Midlands at the local wartime in the vale event this weekend....much easier than the trek to Norfolk, a nice Father's Day outing is on the cards.

http://www.ashdowncamp.com/events.html

 

Dave.

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Sidearm

It will also be at the Great Dorset Steam Fair this August Bank Holiday.

 

Gwyn

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Moonraker

It must take time, effort and money to transport the tank. Any idea how it's done?

 

Moonraker

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Sidearm

Here it is arriving in Lincoln in early May.

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Moonraker

Thanks for that, Sidearm. I guess that it would have turned quite a few heads on its journey.

 

Moonraker

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Dave66

Great photos, many thanks Sidearm.....looking forward to tomorrow so I can have a proper mooch.

 

Dave.

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Andrew Upton

 

 

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Dave66
Posted (edited)

Congratulations to all involved, a true labour of love, and fitting tribute to all who served.

The interior has to be seen to really appreciate how small it was for 8 men, even though a replica, very thought provoking.

 

Dave.

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