Let vehicles recover from "Bailed out" critical

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Re: Let vehicles recover from "Bailed out" critical

Postby Vulcan 607 » Sat 6 May 2017 21:44

captaincarnage wrote:If its dangerous inside a tank, its surely more dangerous outside unless the thing is going to explode imminently...


The worst job as always was the infantry man

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Postby Vulcan 607 » Sat 6 May 2017 22:49

On the crew bailed out critical people often point out the terrible accuracy and kill rate of rockets, due for example the Falaise gap were most German tanks only had superficial damage from rockets. It is important to remember the rockets may only have a tiny chance of hitting but if it hits it a game over and there are a lot of rockets coming down! So abandoning the vehicle was often seen as sensible if it is stuck in a traffic jam in the open.

Churchill crocodile crews would also abandon their tank if disabled it was in their best interests to be nowhere near it if captured. If a crocodile was disabled and could not be recovered an air strike would be launched to destroy it and the top secret flame projector, another reason not to hang around!

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Re: Let vehicles recover from "Bailed out" critical

Postby Random » Tue 9 May 2017 07:30

The crew got shot by the LT.

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Re: Let vehicles recover from "Bailed out" critical

Postby Drang » Tue 16 May 2017 11:56

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