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Friday, February 06, 2004

It is interesting that the Soviet Union produced excellent tanks in WW II. Their tanks in the the 90's were reputed to be good, but USMC Tankers that looked at Iraqui T-72's thought they were very poorly designed. They had to return the main gun to 0 0 each time they reloaded, and then try to reacquire the target. Meanwhile the US M-1 or M-60 were continually shooting at the Iraqui Tanks. An unfortunate situation for the Iraqui's


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