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Tank graveyard?

Article about: These tanks are ripe for restoration. The owner ought to start, piece by piece. What do you all think?

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    These tanks are ripe for restoration. The owner ought to start, piece by piece. What do you all think?

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    Bet the local kids played some great wargames here !!
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    It may be part of a US base. Ive been to bases in california where they had WWII tanks there, except they wernt just siting there. They were being used for Artillery target practice! (there are some stuff the military has done that it hard to believe).
    -Derrick

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    id say france considering the last tank has paris written on it......the photos look quite old and these tanks could already be cut up.
    i read somwhere that armoured vehicles laying around france after the war were assigned to certain scrap yards with a number

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    hold on i could be wrong looks like a modern car in the second photo

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    Seems like Poul B have a good idea about the location.

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    Probably left over from Operation Dragoon !!
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    Here is a link with coordinates.
    world war 2 tanks dump graveyard

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    So who wants to take a trip to France with me? haha

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    Last I heard was that some one had managed to buy one or two, but prior to that the old man who owned them wouldn't sell.

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