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Tanks Are Mighty Fine Things
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A re-visiting of an older piece I did.Inspired by a Spanish Civil War poster, and the industrial beauty of Soviet Tank Design, a stylized T-35 is the theme of this poster!The Tank is roomier…Continue

Tags: T-34, AFV, T-35, tank, T-28

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lejon Astray Mar 18, 2011.


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Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Armoured Car 1920 Mk I

Posted on September 3, 2013 at 1:00pm 2 Comments

This is an illustration depicting an Armored Rolls-Royce 1920 model.

The Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) raised the first British armoured car squadron during the First World War. In September 1914 all available Rolls Royce Silver Ghost chassis were requisitioned to form the basis for the new armoured car. The car was designed with a superstructure which consisted of armoured bodywork and a single turret for a Vickers machine gun.

Lawrence of Arabia used a…



Posted on August 5, 2013 at 7:00pm 1 Comment

The Volkswagen Type 2, known officially, depending on body type as the Transporter, Kombi and Microbus, shown here in service with the Deutsche Afrikakorp, DAK, early 1942.

Used primarily for reconnaissance and convoy supply, it saw a great deal of service throughout the North African campaign.

Later it proved popular with Surfing enthusiasts!

This vector illustration was created in Adobe Illustrator with use of gradients and knockout…


Type 89 Yi-Go Medium tank

Posted on March 21, 2013 at 7:51pm 2 Comments

This is a piece representing the IJA medium tank Type 89.

The Type 89 Yi-Go or Chi-Ro was a medium tank used by the Imperial Japanese Army. The Type 89 was a 1920's design, built to support the infantry, and thus lacked the armor or armament to defeat later designs, and was regarded as obsolete by the time of the…

Char B1 BIS

Posted on October 18, 2012 at 9:00pm 1 Comment

This is a another in a series of Tank portraits.

This print represents a Char B bis in service with the French Army May 1940.

At the request of General Estienne and on the basis of previous studies worked out by Renault, Schneider, FAMH, FCM, and Delaunay-Belleville, a new battle tank was developed under the code designation of "Tractor 30". In 1929-30, three…


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At 3:48pm on December 28, 2010, lord_k said…

Hello Lejon,

I approved your article but for some reason it is absent deom our blogroll. Please check the article settings: probably it's in "visible only to me" mode (change to "everyone").





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