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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

A British Austin Armoured-Car Mk. IV. Cologne, Germany, December 1918.

A British Austin Armoured Car Mk. IV (or Model 1918)
Cologne, Germany, December 1918.

A British Armored Car Austin Mk. IV, belonging to the 17th Tank Battalion, parked in front of a food house in Cologne, Germany in December 1918.

The British officer in command of an Austin Mk. IV Armored Car, belonging to the 17th Tank Battalion, observes, from one of the turrets of the vehicle, the culinary offerings announced by the Philipp Bendheuer House of Food during the Christmas of 1918. The following month, the Battalion must leave Germany to be moved to his new destination: Ireland.


Un Coche Blindado británico Austin Mk. IV, perteneciente al 17º Batallón de Carros de Combate, aparcado frente a una casa de comidas en Colonia, Alemania en diciembre de 1918.

El oficial británico al mando de un Coche Blindado Austin Mk. IV, perteneciente al 17º Batallón de Carros de Combate, observa, desde una de las torretas del vehículo, las ofertas culinarias que anuncia la Casa de comidas Philipp Bendheuer de Colonia, durante la Navidad de 1918. Al mes siguiente, el Batallón deberá abandonar Alemania para ser trasladado a su nuevo destino: Irlanda.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Russian White Army. Modified Peugeot Armored Car M1915. South of Russia, ca. 1919

Russian White Army
Modified Peugeot Armored Car M1915
South of Russia, ca. 1919

"Пантера" = "Panther" = "Pantera"

Armored car Peugeot M1915. Assigned by the French Expeditionary Corps to the Russians of the White Army in 1919, they were modified by providing them with a peculiar turret. This model was called "Panther". Another model, also modified, carried the symbol of the Volunteer Army.


Coche Blindado Peugeot M1915. Cedidos por el Cuerpo Expedicionario francés a los rusos del ejército blanco en 1919, fueron modificados dotándolos de una peculiar torreta. Este modelo fue llamado "Pantera". Otro modelo, también modificado, portaba el símbolo del Ejercito de Voluntarios.

R.N.A.S. Improvised Rolls-Royce 'Silver Ghost' Armoured Car. Dunkirk, France 1914.

British Royal Naval Air Service (R.N.A.S.).
Improvised Rolls-Royce “Silver Ghost” Armoured Car, armed with a Maxim machine gun.
“Forges et Chantiers de France” (Naval Shipyards of France). Dunkirk, France 1914

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Saturday, February 18, 2012
Improvised Rolls-Royce Armoured Car (RNAS), France 1914.


Servicio Aéreo de la Marina Real británica (R.N.A.S.).
Coche Blindado Improvisado Rolls-Royce tipo “Silver Ghost” (Fantasma Plateado), armado con una ametralladora Maxim.
“Forges et Chantiers de France” (Astilleros Navales de Francia). Dunkerque, Francia 1914.

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Sábado 18 de febrero de 2012
Coche Blindado Improvisado Rolls-Royce (RNAS), Francia 1914.

Monday, December 10, 2018

French Cavalry Mercedes Machine Gun Car 1914 (Auto-Mitrailleuse de la Cavalerie).

French Cavalry Mercedes Machine Gun Car 1914 
(Auto-Mitrailleuse de Cavalerie).

Vehicle carrying, in the rear, a Saint Étienne Machine Gun M1907 ready for the anti-aircraft shot.


Coche Mercedes con ametralladora de la caballería francesa en 1914 
(Auto-Mitrailleuse de la Cavalerie).

Vehículo portando, en la parte trasera, una ametralladora Saint Étienne M1907 dispuesta para el tiro antiaéreo.

Detail of the photo

Belgian Minerva Armored Car (Auto-Mitrailleuse). Circa 1916-1917

A German Anti-Aircraft Machine Gun Command Car, 1915.

A German Anti-Aircraft Machine Gun Command Car, belonging to a BAK Motorized Section composed of two  Daimler-Krupp 7,7-cm L / 27 (K-Flak 14). France, circa 1915.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Armée Belge 1914. Regiment des Carabiniers. Mitrailleuse.

Armée Belge 1914. Regiment des Carabiniers. Mitrailleuse. 
Belgian Army 1914. Regiment of Carabineers. Machine gun.
Ejército Belga 1914. Regimiento de Carabineros. Ametralladora.