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FEATURE: WALKAROUND
Char 35 Somua
CMOT
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Posted: Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 08:14 AM UTC
Darren Baker shares with us a walk around of the Char 35 Somua currently on display at Bovington Tank Museum.

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Posted: Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 09:19 AM UTC
Great walkaround, thanks for sharing Darren

Shame they hide the Char B 75mm between it and the wall though, its a very interesting artifact in its own right
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Posted: Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 11:08 AM UTC
Nice walkaround, thanks.
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Posted: Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 10:59 PM UTC
Thank you for taking the time to comment.
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Posted: Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 11:00 PM UTC

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Great walkaround, thanks for sharing Darren

Shame they hide the Char B 75mm between it and the wall though, its a very interesting artifact in its own right



Hi Chris,

A couple of pics of the 75mm before they moved it.









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Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 03:10 AM UTC

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one of the best early war designs.
too bad there isn't a very good kit of it.


Agreed..
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Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 05:26 AM UTC
Thanks Darren !
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Posted: Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 09:55 AM UTC
Thank you for taking the time to reply Pierre. The more I look at the Somua and the B1 Bis I cannot help wondering what the result would have been had they been better utilised when Germany invaded. I suppose that if the rest of the world had taken the time to look at how best to use their armour as the Germans did WW2 would have been far shorter if it would have happened at all.