Wednesday, August 18, 2021

International

A reminder to members of City Daily Photo: the theme for September 1st is Right Under Your Nose. I'm going with a garden theme for this one. 

Continuing on with the Lebreton Gallery, here we have the BRM- 1K, an armored reconnaissance vehicle built by the Soviets.


A couple of tanks in silhouette.


And seen from the side: the Canadian Leopard. I've been in one of these before.


Nearby stands another Canadian tank, the M1917, used as a training vehicle during the Second World War. This particular one saw a second life as a logging tractor before restoration.


A powerhouse of the Second World War: the German Panzer or Panther.

22 comments:

  1. Oh, boy, you´ve been in one?! Must be a scary feeling.
    I was in a submarine ... twice even (different ones) - always happy to meet fresh air.

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  2. My father used to repair the sighting mechanisms on tanks and other weaponry during WWII, the nearest he got to fighting!

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  3. Such savage looking machines.

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  4. Hello,
    The tanks are impressive war machines.
    Take care, have a great day.

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  5. Wow. I didn't know they had tanks.

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  6. Those armoured vehicles are death traps in my book.

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  7. ..these tools of war rarely achieve peace.

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  8. @Iris: it's cramped inside.

    @John: that's still service.

    @Gemel: part of their purpose.

    @Eileen: that they are.

    @Jennifer: you should visit sometime.

    @Marie: some of them ended up being precisely that.

    @Tom: true, but they do spur innovation.

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  9. At the time they were impressive weapons of war, can just imagine what museum goers will think in another hundred years when they are compared to current weapons of war 😊

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  10. They are rather scary things.

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  11. And McDonnell's F-101 Voodoo above, I think.

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  12. Funny how all this stuff is now obsolete.


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  13. @Grace: who knows what the next generation of this will be.

    @RedPat: they can be.

    @Sharon: in one way or another.

    @Revrunner: yes, that's a Voodoo.

    @Red: well, the Leopard is still a contemporary tank.

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  14. Armamentos que fueron protagonista de una gran guerra y que hoy podemos ver en los Museos.

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  15. Amazing how quickly these were probably built ~ war motivates ~

    Living in the moment,

    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  16. Tools of war are big and impressive.

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  17. The tanks don't interest me as much as the statues but it is a beautiful museum.

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