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  1. Tankmanc says

    The tracked vehicles are: Mk V Heavy Tank British); Medium Mk C (British); Holt 10-ton and 5-ton Artillery Tractors (American).

  2. Mackinlay says

    A interesting piece of history. Quite fascinating to see a cavalry regiment mounted on young horses, very badly trained – they jumping over themselves. The artillery looks good, and then along come two 6inch howitzers towed by tracked tractors, such prime movers I have never seen at this date before, always seen until the mid-1920’s horse drawn. A couple of tanks chugging along, along with an officer in front of each, the thought went through my mind, why they don’t carry a red flag! But, the infantry look good, led by Jocks, in the English battalion behind something that I have also never seen before, a stand (the King’s and Regimental Colours) of Colours carried being of the pre-1861 pattern, great big huge pieces of material – the post 1861 were very similar to the current pattern, about half the size of these! But, the mounted band is lovely, and I have never before seen a mounted band wearing steel helmets, even if France 1914-18 they wore the soft SD cap when performing.…

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