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Locomotives being used for the German war effort

Discussion in 'German Military vehicles used during WWII' started by Jba45ww2, May 30, 2019.

  1. Jba45ww2

    Jba45ww2 Active Member Patron  

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    I now have probably over 10K pictures in my collection. None showing any type of locomotives being used until now. Found the two pictures in the loose grouping but unfortunately nothing written on the back. Hoping there are a few more mixed in the lot.
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  2. harolds

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    Let me guess: Southern Italy-right?
     
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    Captured Soviet Locos...

    In the top photo the loco is missing it's connecting rod, a steam loco is useless without that. Likely removed to prevent use.

    In the bottom photo, that's Cyrillic lettering on the loco cab.
     
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    Thanks for the sharp eye
     
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    Interesting. I did not know the Germans had any armored trains similar to those of the Soviets
     
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    It's been mentioned before on this board but if you are interested in trains in WW2 there's a good couple of threads on them (specifically Eastern Europe) over on the Axis History forum. Well worth reading.
     
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