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Description: picture taken just after the Rhine crossing in 1944
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Rating: Rating:10  Votes:9 (Rating Scale: 1 = worst, 10 = best)
Added on: 26 Oct 2010
Posted by: mariner1
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Comments: 9 Comment(s) | Rate this picture

By greasemonkey62
27 Oct 2010
just cannot get any more authentic than this, fantastic.
By BigAl350
27 Oct 2010
Superb!
By KenWall
28 Oct 2010
Fantastic picture, pure history
By GSAX1
29 Oct 2010
Nice period photo. He looks pleased with his lot!
By Sarah
30 Oct 2010
My Father in-law may have had a hand in building this machine for the war effort - he started at Plumsted in 1929 aged 14 when it was know as ’Colliers’ and help with the AJS amalgamation into South London in 1931,leaving what was by then AMC in 1948 after the second world war.
By alanjennings
31 Oct 2010
Great, my Dad drove a "Matchless all over Italy during the war, but I have got no photo’s!
By DWS
31 Oct 2010
Brilliant photo, thanks for sharing it with us.
By bjork
01 Nov 2010
I know why he’s grinning so much, it’s because he’s being paid to enjoy himself on a bike supplied by someone else, with petrol too! And why not? I know I did......and DWS did too.....Great pic, any more?
By mariner1
03 Nov 2010
thanks for the comments,i am pleased you find the picture of interest.there is another picture but it is of poor quality so i wont be posting it.there is a serial number on the tank on the other picture,can this be traced or is it specific to the army unit?

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