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About has been created by Trevor Larkum of Armour Archive to provide information on preserved tanks around the world. It was initially built using the content from existing Armour Archive publications, including Preserved German Tanks 1: A7V to Panzer IV, Preserved German Tanks 2: Panzer V Panther to Leopard 2, Preserved Tanks in France, Preserved Tanks in Russia, and so on (these publications are available as paperback books from Armour Archive).

The first books to be put online were Preserved German Tanks Volumes 1 and 2 (see the links at the top). Then the first chapters of Preserved Tanks in Russia (covering the Kubinka and Moscow collections) and Preserved Tanks in France (covering Normandy and the Saumur armour museum) were added.

The site went online 8 June 2008. Since then a large number of tanks and collections have been added covering many countries of the world, including UK, USA, Canada, Netherlands, Brazil, Italy, and so on. This work is planned to continue until all preserved tanks (i.e. those no longer in military service) have been recorded.

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 Saturday, July 12, 2008

Preserved German Tanks 2: Panther to Leopard 2   
At long last, I'm pleased to announce that the second volume of PGT went live earlier this week - covering the late war German heavy tanks (Panther, Tiger, King Tiger, Maus, etc.) plus German conversions of Czech and French chassis, plus modern German tanks. The database has grown to hold 339 tanks and 278 pictures.
It has been a very busy period for me since my last blog, but a productive one. I went to the Duxford Military Vehicle show in June, and have since visited the Combined Services Museum and the Muckleburgh Collection. Full details and photographs to follow.

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