Coolest Rolls Royce EVAR!

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Coolest Rolls Royce EVAR!

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:07 pm

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Re: Coolest Rolls Royce EVAR!

Postby Anaxagoras » Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:04 pm

Turret looks a lot like the Vickers Medium tank, one of the first modern tank designs.

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Do you know why they are called "tanks", btw?
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Postby Abdul Alhazred » Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:20 pm

Code name.

Do you know the difference between "male" and "female" tanks?

WWI era only. Since then all tanks have been "hermaphrodites".

Yes all that was official terminology.
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Postby Anaxagoras » Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:00 pm

Code name yes, but the cover story was that they were talking about tanks for carrying water, for the troops.
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Postby Anaxagoras » Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:04 pm

I learned about the male and female bit a little while ago before you asked, fwiw. Was looking up the Mark I series of tanks.
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