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Author:  Secdean [ Fri Mar 19, 2010 14:03 pm ]
Post subject:  Women weapon testing

couldnt help but share these...

Women testing a carbine at Aberdeen Proving Grounds.
Photo: Myron Davis./Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Jan 01, 1942
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Woman firing a machine gun at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Photo: Myron Davis/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Jan 01, 1942
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Testing a 30 cal. machine gun at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Photo: Myron Davis./Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Jan 01, 1942
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Woman firing a machine gun at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Photo: Myron Davis./Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Jan 01, 1942
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Testing a 90 mm Anti-Aircraft gun at Aberdeen Proving Grounds.
Photo: Myron Davis./Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Jan 01, 1942
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Author:  Miss Spitfire [ Fri Mar 19, 2010 14:56 pm ]
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Excellent....

Author:  Ttaskmaster [ Fri Mar 19, 2010 16:36 pm ]
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Cool!!

Author:  Warden_D [ Fri Mar 19, 2010 17:09 pm ]
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I see a whole lot of new re-enactment impressions coming our way

Author:  Miss Spitfire [ Fri Mar 19, 2010 17:15 pm ]
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Watch this space....but with a British flavour...(WHDL)

Supposed to do it last year but it got canned at the last mo!

Author:  jonheyworth [ Fri Mar 19, 2010 18:02 pm ]
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sadly they look like most of the women whom I've had test my weapon over the years

Author:  Miss Spitfire [ Fri Mar 19, 2010 18:06 pm ]
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We can't all be glamour girls!!!

Author:  LeeEnfield [ Fri Mar 19, 2010 18:50 pm ]
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Great pic's........ :)

Author:  jonheyworth [ Fri Mar 19, 2010 18:53 pm ]
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Miss Spitfire wrote:
We can't all be glamour girls!!!



I'm sure you are Kate, don't ruin that vision of sussy clad WVS uniform for me now !!

Author:  LAH 650 [ Sat Mar 20, 2010 18:39 pm ]
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Just need an M9A1..... mmmmmm

Author:  iocbloke [ Sat Mar 20, 2010 22:17 pm ]
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LAH 650 wrote:
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Just need an M9A1..... mmmmmm



sorry, just can't resist it......
the woman on the right with the proj looks like she has just mistakenly wandered into an Ann Summers party and had a giant purple Rampant Rabbit slapped in her hands!


Boo! :lol:

Author:  snowyx2622 [ Sat Mar 20, 2010 22:34 pm ]
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but that one goes with a REAL bang!

Author:  Oggy [ Sun Mar 21, 2010 18:31 pm ]
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BoomchickaWAWA!

Author:  iocbloke [ Mon Mar 22, 2010 9:54 am ]
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Oggy wrote:
BoomchickaWAWA!



" and where do you put this......"

Author:  Oggy [ Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:52 am ]
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iocbloke wrote:
Oggy wrote:
BoomchickaWAWA!



" and where do you put this......"

ooooooooer....

Author:  Rifleman [ Wed Apr 21, 2010 17:40 pm ]
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on the imperial war museum site there is pictures of a test crew of ATS at one of the test ranges. Firing a 25 pounder

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