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Offline Yobbo

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Bocage country.
« on: December 28, 2017, 06:22:24 PM »


This image really well illustrates why the hedgerow cutters were invented and needed.
It also shows , how hard it would have been to see enemy A/T gun positions in time to fire first.
"Don't get your panties in a bunch , we still got hand weapons and the fifty".

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Re: Bocage country.
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2017, 12:47:24 AM »
Good pic Yob  8)
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Re: Bocage country.
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2017, 11:14:17 AM »
Cheers mate. :)
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Re: Bocage country.
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2017, 03:51:10 AM »
Yes, indeed, Yobbo: this picture sure shows what a problem those hedgerows were to attacking AFVs and what an advantage they could give for hidden gun emplacements.  (Ironically, the hedgerows were an asset to the local agriculture, providing habitat for pollinator insects that would fly out and pollinate the crops.)  Anyway, can anyone tell what AFVs show in the photo?  Perhaps one of you has a high-resolution copy.
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Re: Bocage country.
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 04:11:12 PM »
Nice Pic Yobbo interesting tracking the Sherman's and their maneuvering looks like a Grey hound coming up the center rear ? Cheers Pete.

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Re: Bocage country.
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 08:14:32 PM »
I dunno?



Looks to small?
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Re: Bocage country.
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2018, 08:26:21 PM »
 ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Bocage country.
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2018, 09:15:10 PM »
 ;)
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Re: Bocage country.
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2018, 12:06:53 PM »
Good one ! M8 ? or not Cheers Pete.

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Re: Bocage country.
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2018, 10:16:49 AM »
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Re: Bocage country.
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2018, 04:57:43 PM »
Great book but only had time to read a few pages so far but nothing new of the August 8 1944 battle Cheers Pete.