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Bundeswehr Winter Maneuvre
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Bayern, Germany
Joined: October 14, 2008
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Posted: Saturday, February 08, 2020 - 10:12 PM UTC
1982 video of a Bundeswehr exercise at Hohenfels.


Temparature were as low as minus 26 deg Celsius. Note the faces painted on the Gepard tracking radar.
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Attica, Greece / Ελλάδα
Joined: June 12, 2015
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Posted: Saturday, February 08, 2020 - 10:20 PM UTC
Excellent footage. Thanks for sharing.
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Skåne, Sweden
Joined: October 18, 2005
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Posted: Sunday, February 09, 2020 - 01:01 AM UTC
Indeed very cool decorations on the Gepard!

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New York, United States
Joined: June 03, 2006
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Posted: Sunday, February 09, 2020 - 01:22 AM UTC
Thanks for sharing... I love this stuff. I actually have a project in mind for an M48 in winter whitewash (US Army though) now I am truly psyched!
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England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
Joined: August 24, 2011
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Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 12:04 PM UTC
I wanted something different for my Takom Bergepanzer 2 - just found it
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Joined: September 12, 2014
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 07:03 AM UTC
Hi Hans-Hermann,

Thanks a lot for posting that link. Like the others have said, many great ideas for projects!

Many of the historical Bundeswehr videos on YouTube are worth watching for the same reason. For example, here’s another interesting one, from 1967:


Lots of early Leo 1s!