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Post War use of Allied vehicles and tanks

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  1. Za Rodinu

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    Why Axis only, eh? Who lost the frigging war?

    In 1954 Portugal received at least fifty Grizzly tanks. They were declared obsolete in 1973. Many were bought by collectors in the 1980s and today the Grizzly (of which orginally only 188 were built by Montreal Locomotive Works) is among the most numerous running Shermans.
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    Together with the Grizzly tanks, Portugal received some forty Grizzly APCs. Only 5 or 6 were used by the Portuguese Army for driver training and the rest of them sat idle in a Lisbon army depot. In 1995 they were finally sold as scrap.
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    In 1953 the USA also supplied a number of Shermans under the MDAP. These included one M4A1(76)W HVSS, six to eight M4A3(105) HVSS and a number of Sherman dozer tanks. These were M4A3-E4 76MM Shermans (retrofitted with 76mm guns - one of them was retrofitted with HVSS as well). A surviving example is shown on the left.
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    An incredibly ugly Dingo conversion, used during the Colonial wars.
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    File picture dated 10 June 1967 shows two Israeli US-made Super-Sherman tanks patroling in East Jerusalem.
     
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    Super Shermans in Chile :)

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    Well we know who won the war LOL. But what many dont know is how much and what Axis AFVs and Vehicles were used by some militaries affer the war. Jeez :p LOL. :D
     
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    YPA’s infantry with the original Wehrmacht helmets – vicinity of Koprivnica, 1953.
     
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    The feared and respected. 8,8cm FLAK 18/36 was esteemed trophy of YPA too. These examples, revealed during the Victory parade in Belgrade (October 1945), created the very backbone of the Yugoslav Air Defense Forces, being adored so much that actually they enthusiastically served within different national forces even throughout the sorrowful Yugoslav civil war years. What a career!

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    8,8 cm Flak 18/36 in Yugoslav service, Belgrade, October 1945

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    8,8 cm Flak 18/36 towed by a Czech built CKD Praga T 9 (Praga TH 6) heavy tracked haulers, Belgrade, october 1945.
     
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    M24 Chaffee in Vietnam

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    Danish Army Specific:Some 60 vehicles delivered in 1953 - 54. By the time of deliverance the M24 Chaffee was already out-dated.

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    M5 stuart in the movie "Tank Girl" LOL.
     
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    A few more (mostly) soft-skins and lovely fire-fighting halftracks on Bigfun's postwar vehicles thread:
    http://www.ww2f.com/wwii-today/22782-wwii-vehicles-after-war-life.html

    I very much like that shot of the Chilean Super Shermans Za, about a quarter of their total strength on the roll there.
    Got a very nice kit of an M51 from Dragon I've been putting off (too much etched brass for comfort), might have to look at what modifications Chile made beyond the engines.
    Colours schemes look interesting too, rather strange seeing them 'in service' next to Mowags:
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    Egypt M4A4 with FL-10 Turret - M4A4 fitted with the diesel engine of M4A2 and the FL-10 turret of the French AMX-13 light tank.

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    Indian Shermans, possibly with the US M3 75 mm gun, of 18th Cavalry (Indian Army) on the move during the 1965 Indo-Pak War.
     
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    And who of course can forget the T-34!! Though this one didn't do too well in Korea LOL.

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    And of course the memorable Pseudo Tiger!!!!

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    M26 Pershing in Korea
     
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    The Finns captured nine T-34-85s, six of which were used by the Finnish army until 1960. They also captured 2 ISU 152s. One that was used after the war.
     
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    You gotta love the Isrealis and thiet modifications :).

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