Warning: The originals photos, texts, films, music, etc ... of the period previous to 1921 year -see the Act of the US Congress about it - have no copyright and belong to the public domain. However, those same pictures, I process this blog, when I restore and paint the pictures, then the right of modification is produced, ie that are protected by full copyright law, in this case mine. Of course there are many more laws in the world, declared in the public domain photographs (which is the topic at hand), in very later dates to the aforementioned (Example: WWII, Korea, etc ...) .

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Polish Peerless Armored Car (with turret), 1920 (Samochód Pancerny Peerless).

Modified Polish Peerless Armored Car (with turret), 1920 (Samochód Pancerny Peerless).

This Peerless Armored Car was captured to the Bolsheviks in the Ukraine in 1919, during the Polish-Soviet War (February 1919 to March 1921).

Later was damaged in the fighting in Zhytomyr (Ukraine) for what was sent to CWS State Workshops of Warsaw. There, in the summer of 1920, the roof is covered with a shield, on which is installed a turret with a Maxim Machine Gun

Also four loopholes were opened, two on each side of the vehicle. Very probably were also opened one or two loopholes rear. For the fire by these loopholes, the vehicle crew was assigned two Maxim machine guns, apart from the machine gun of the turret. 

This provision allowed the option to shoot, with the three weapons at once, to a single target.


 Coche Blindado Peerless Polaco (con torreta), 1920 (Samochód Pancerny Peerless).

Este Coche Blindado Peerless fue capturado a los bolcheviques en Ucrania en 1919, durante la Guerra Polaco-Soviética (febrero de 1919 a marzo de 1921).

Posteriormente el vehículo resultó dañado en los combates de Zhytómyr (Ucrania), por lo que fue enviado a los talleres estatales CWS de Varsovia. Allí, en el verano de 1920, se le cubrió el techo con un blindaje sobre el cual se instaló una pequeña torreta dotada de una ametralladora Maxim.

También fueron abiertas cuatro aspilleras, dos en cada lateral del vehículo. Muy probablemente fueron abiertas también una o dos aspilleras traseras. Para disparar por las citadas aspilleras, la tripulación del vehículo tenía asignadas dos ametralladoras Maxim, aparte de la ametralladora de la torreta.

Esta disposición permitía la opción de disparar, con las tres armas al mismo tiempo, a un único objetivo.

No comments:

Post a Comment