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Hello;

 

Seeing as how Mk IV tanks on display in France were scrapped by the Germans in WW2, I'm wondering how Lodestar III avoided a similar fate in Belgium. Can anyone enlighten me?

 

Thanks!



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I have an article in French on the history of Lodestar III. Unfortunately my French isn't great. A friend offered to translate but it's yet to see the light of day.

I suspect it was all down to the attitude of the local German authorities. I understand that one senior Nazi officer was so impressed with the museum he ordered the donation of a collection of Pickelhaubel that filled a gap in the Museum's collection.

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Gwyn - I'll translate if you wish. J



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Thanks James. I'll recover it from my friend - no criticism of her, her life is very busy - but we shan't see each other until next week.

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No sweat. Panto rehearsals take precedence . . .



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Here is some information on Loadstar III with photos on my website

http://tank-photographs.s3-website-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/ww1-british-mark-IV-male-tank-brussels-belgium.html



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