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Bosnia in the 90's
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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 02:59 AM UTC
Jacob Hederstierna-Johnsen shares with us some of his pictures from his service in Bosnia during the 1990's.

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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 08:57 AM UTC
Good old Camp Dannevirke
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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 12:04 PM UTC
Cool photos Jacob. What's that sitting on the T55 chassis in the second row of pictures?
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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 12:08 PM UTC

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Cool photos Jacob. What's that sitting on the T55 chassis in the second row of pictures?



Assuming we're looking at the same thing, it's a ZSU-57-2.


Erik
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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 12:29 PM UTC
0nice makes me wish i would of took more pics when i was in
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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 02:03 PM UTC
What is the 6th picture ?It looks anti aircraft but I don't know what kind. And do many countries use them or is it just left over from world war 2. From European war.

Happy modeling
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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 03:34 PM UTC

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What is the 6th picture ?It looks anti aircraft but I don't know what kind. And do many countries use them or is it just left over from world war 2. From European war.

Happy modeling


WW 2 Soviet M39 85mm AAA.
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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 03:38 PM UTC

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Cool photos Jacob. What's that sitting on the T55 chassis in the second row of pictures?



Assuming we're looking at the same thing, it's a ZSU-57-2.


Erik


And it's not on a T-55 chassis. If you note, it has 4 road wheels and not the 5 of the T-55.

The ZSU-57-2 hull design is based on the T-54 hull design, but not made from T-54 hulls. It's armour was thinner, the weight greatly reduced leading to the need for only 4 road wheels per side. In short, it's completely new.

HTH

Paul
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Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 05:19 PM UTC
Ah, good call Paul. I just saw the last road wheel and thought T55. Didn't even notice the missing wheel, thanks.
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Posted: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 02:00 AM UTC
Glad you all liked the Pictures. These Guys, the former Jugoslavs, didn't throw anything away. I've seen old German WWII stuff like the Le. 18 10,5 cm. field gun, MG 34, MG 42, P 38 and MP 40, all with the Nazi stamps on them. We also found an old Russian PPsh 41. The only real Down side to all this was that we had to destroy all these goodies
Jacob