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My trip to the Cobbaton combat collection

Article about: Adam excellent collection there in Devon I have been there 100's of time over the years..I used to go to school with Tim who runs the place with his Dad..I always pop in there when I'm in De

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    That museum must be bigger than the village itself !!

    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Yeah I think it is..being it is a hamlet of about 5 houses.. I think you are right big aircraft like hangers & some other odds & sod buildings!!.. & no pub!!! Cheers Terry.

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    been past it a few times,must go in.

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    You should Harry you are missing out!! Cheers Terry.

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    It is a good feeling seeing this stuff preserved. Only one question....are they hiring?

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    What a stunning collection! Thanks for posting all the pictures in this thread.
    Author of... 'Belfast Diaries: A Gunner In Northern Ireland'... 'A Tough Nut To Crack: Andersonstown.. Voices From 9 Battery Royal Artillery In Northern Ireland'... 'An Accrington Pal: The Diaries of Pte Jack Smallshaw, September 1914 To March 1919'.

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    Preston, the owner is a friend of mine. He is wonderful chap. I have not been there for 11 years now (!) How times flies.

    Thanks for pics Adam!

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Very nice!

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    I second that Ade, Preston & Tim are both diamond guys do anything to help you!!! & I always get in free which gets my thumbs Cheers Terry.

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