Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Pentomic Army

This is an M47 US Army tank battalion.  Three platoons of 5 tanks each, per company, three companies, a total of 54 tanks when you include the 2 HQ tanks per company and the 3 HQ tanks in the battalion HQ.

This trailer, a water buffalo, is used to provide fresh water to the troops.

Tanks have a .50 caliber machine gun for the commanders station.  These are the battalion HQ tanks.

Tanks break down, or throws a track or needs an engine, cannon or turret replaced, the cranes on these vehicles can be a life saver.

I make up loads of materials to be carried in the truck beds.  Modern armies use lots of supplies.

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