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Monday, September 21, 2015

British Pierce-Arrow Anti-Aircraft Armoured Car. Northern France, Spring 1915.

German 7,62-cm Sockelflak L/30, Krupp (russ. F.K. 02)

German Flak Artillery

Two German Anti-Aircraft Guns [7,62-cm Sockelflak L/30, Krupp (russ. F.K. 02)] captured by the Frenchs and stored, along with other German guns, in an artillery depot located near Attichy, Picardy, France. September 1918.

These guns with cruciform base (Sockelflak) were performed transforming the Russian 76.2-mm Putilov (M1902) guns, captured by the Germans in large numbers since 1914. The company Krupp produced 120 "Sockelflak" between December 1917 and March 1918.


Artillería Flak alemana

Dos cañones antiaéreos alemanes [7,62-cm Sockelflak L/30, Krupp (russ. F.K. 02)] capturados por los franceses y almacenados, junto a otros cañones alemanes, en un depósito de artillería situado cerca de Attichy, Picardía, Francia. Septiembre de 1918.

Estos cañones con base cruciforme (Sockelflak) fueron realizados transformando los cañones de campaña rusos Putilov de 76,2-mm, capturados por los alemanes en grandes cantidades a partir de 1914. La empresa Krupp fabricó 120 cañones "Sockelflak" entre diciembre de 1917 y marzo de 1918.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Australian Renault Machine Gun Car 1914

The Australian Renault Machine Gun Car Model 1914 was the first, or one of the earliest Australian armed vehicles from the First World War. He was armed with a Maxim machine gun.

On the question of the Australian red flag inserted in the picture, see: "The Australian Red Ensign Myths and Facts."


La Autoametralladora Renault Modelo 1914, fue el primero, o uno de los primeros coches armados australianos de la Primera Guerra Mundial. Estaba armado con una ametralladora Maxim.

Sobre la cuestión del color rojo de la bandera australiana insertada en la fotografía, ver el artículo: "The Australian Red Ensign. Myths and Facts"