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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Mongolian Armored Cars. March 1921 (New Data)

Mongolian Armored Cars (New Data)

HQ of Mongolian People's Revolutionary Army. Near Altanbulag (Northern Mongolia), March 1921.

1 - Jeffery-Poplavko Armored Car
2 - Austin III Armored Car
3 - Austin III Armored Car
4 - Armstrong-Whitworth-Fiat Armored Car
5 - Fiat-Izhorsky Armored Car
6 - Armstrong-Whitworth-Fiat Armored Car

Thursday, May 19, 2016

An Auto-Mitrailleuse in ambush on the Meuse front.

French Renault Armored Cars M1915. Dunkirk, Northern France. Summer of 1915.

French Renault Armored Cars M1915 belonging to the 1st Group A-M-C of the Navy

Probably, these Renault Armored Cars M1915 belong to the 1st Group A-M-C of the Navy, as might be inferred from No. 3 observable in the rear of the last vehicle.
Dunkirk Region, Northern France, summer of 1915.


Probablemente, estos Coches Blindados Renault M1915 pertenezcan al 1º Grupo de A-M-C de la Marina, como podría deducirse del Nº 3 observable en la parte trasera del último vehículo.
Región de Dunkerque, Norte de Francia, verano de 1915.

A ''festive'' armored car. A dummy ''Panzerauto Austro-Daimler''. Rennes, France. Spring 1907.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

German Daimler-Krupp 7.1-cm Anti Aircraft Gun Carrier M1910

Gepanzerter Daimler, Vierräderantrieb, 70 PS Mercedes-Motor, Abwehrgeschütz von Krupp.

Krupp Patent in England.
Published in the magazine "The Commercial Motor" on January 11, 1912.
An Automobile Gun Carriage- Krupp, A.G.—No. 21,770 of 1911
Krupp, A.G.—No. 21,770 of 1911, dated under International Convention 6th December, 1910.—In this specification there is described an automobile carrying a pivot gun, and the invention relates to the special arrangement of the platform for the gun and the connection of a securing device for the gun with a securing device for the platform. The pivot stand of the gun is rigidly connetted to the frame of the vehicle. A forked-shaped upper carriage is rotatably mounted in the pivot stand by means of ball hearings and a vertical pivot pin. The frame of the carriage also carries on ball bearings a platform for the gun which is provided with an armoured shield with suitable means of access to the platform. Ammunition compartments are situated on both sides of the gun. Mechanism is provided for securing the muzzle of the gun so that in ordinary travelling the strain is taken off the training and pointing gear. Various details are described and illustrated in the specification. A generalarrangement drawing is reproduced below.

French Auto-Canon De Dion-Bouton 75-mm Mle. 1910 (Prototype)