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AMPS 2013 show theme concerns?

June 12 2012 at 6:56 PM
JW Cesafsky  (Login cesafsky)
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from IP address 24.127.115.46

The announcement of the AMPS national show in Atlanta has now been made. Even before this "official" statement was posted, though, I and some friends had heard questions and concerns regarding the theme "American Civil War Generals". Some folks seem to think this theme is overly World War Two AND Allied centric.

So, I decided to take a few minutes and jot down the list of vehicles, their users and service life as best my memory serves. I hope this is helpful and also, perhaps, clarifying. For simplicity I have only included "gun" or "cambat" versions to keep the list, well, you'll see... if all goes well, I hope to see you all in Atlanta.

JW


STUART - M2A4, M3, M3A1, M3A3, M5 & M5A1, M8 & Recce -
SERVICE LIFE - approx 1940 to sometime in the 1970's.
USERS - USA, USMC, Britain, N. Zealand, Poland, Japan(WWII), Germany(WWII), USSR, Canada, Australia, Yugoslavia, Republic of China, Brazil, Belgium, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Philippines, Portugal, Turkey, Uruguay, Venezuela, South Africa & Czechoslovakia.


LEE & GRANT - M3, M3A1, M3A2, M3A3, M3A4, M3A5, Lee CDL, Grant Scorpion, Grant CDL, Grant Command -
SERVICE LIFE - 1941 to 1945
USERS - USA, Austrailia, Brazil, India, Canada, N. Zealand, USSR, Britain & Germany(WWII)


SHERMAN - M4, M4 Composite, M4(105), M4A1, M4A1 76(w), M4A1E4(76), M4A1E9(76), M4A2, M4A2 76, M4A3, M4A3(105), M4A3E2, M4A3E8, M4A3 76(w), M4A3E4(76), M4A3E9(76), M4A4, M4A4T, M4A4/FL-10, M4A6, T6, M1, M50, M51 & all Firefly, Crab, BARV, DD, Kangaroo, OP & ARV variants -
SERVICE LIFE - 1941 to present?
USERS - USA, USMC, Britain, Lebanon, N. Zealand, Poland, Japan, Germany(WWII), USSR, Canada, Australia, Yugoslavia, Republic of China, Brazil, Belgium, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Portugal, Turkey, Uruguay, Venezuela, Argentina, Denmark, Egypt, Israel, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Uganda, Iraq & Czechoslovakia.


SHERIDAN - M551, M551A1, M551A1 TTS, M551 NTC conversions
SERVICE LIFE - 1967 thru 2003
USER - US Army


JACKSON(?) - M36, M36B2
SERVICE LIFE - 1944 to present(?)
USER - USA, Canada, South Korea, France, Iran, Iraq, Yugoslavia, Slovenia, Serbia, Taiwan, Pakistan, Kosovo, Croatia & Bosnia


    
This message has been edited by cesafsky from IP address 24.127.115.46 on Jun 13, 2012 9:08 AM


 
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  1. I'd figured.... - Scott Dimmick on Jun 12, 2012, 7:02 PM
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  3. not restrictive at all - David Bourland on Jun 12, 2012, 7:32 PM
    1. Thank you David - Chris Meddings on Jun 14, 2012, 1:29 AM
     
  4. Atlanta Award - Rob Ervin on Jun 12, 2012, 7:47 PM
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  6. Re: AMPS 2013 show theme concerns? - Ron Damratowski on Jun 12, 2012, 8:42 PM
    1. We won't be stretching it - roy chow on Jun 13, 2012, 12:35 AM
      1. Totally happy with the concept, but... - Chris Lloyd-Staples on Jun 13, 2012, 4:12 AM
        1. Ah, but was Matilda a General and - Roy A. Schlicht on Jun 13, 2012, 2:56 PM
      2. Funny. - Matt Deck on Jun 14, 2012, 6:22 AM
        1. I must admit - roy chow on Jun 14, 2012, 8:04 AM
     
  7. Who's Civil War? - Beau Minnick on Jun 13, 2012, 2:33 AM
    1. Indeed, ANY civil war General? - Chris Lloyd-Staples on Jun 13, 2012, 3:54 AM
      1. Agree with Chris - FranK Blanton on Jun 13, 2012, 7:16 AM
    2. American Civil War Generals - roy chow on Jun 13, 2012, 8:02 AM
     
  8. I've added the word "American"... - JW Cesafsky on Jun 13, 2012, 9:09 AM
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  10. Well, General Adna Chaffee fought in the ACW... - HervĂ© Charbonneau on Jun 13, 2012, 2:11 PM
    1. Nice try... - John Charvat on Jun 13, 2012, 3:30 PM
     
  11. All my research on the African Civil War(s) Generals for naught. - Mike Mummey on Jun 13, 2012, 4:32 PM
    1. Re: All my research on the African Civil War(s) Generals for naught. - Ron Damratowski on Jun 13, 2012, 6:15 PM
      1. How about African Civil War Generals in the Movies? - Mike Mummey on Jun 14, 2012, 7:46 PM
     


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