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Offline david

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Re: Gladiator, Sceneshifter and Piecemaker
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2014, 09:27:55 »
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Re: Gladiator, Sceneshifter and Piecemaker
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2010, 19:34:02 »
here is a list of rolling stock that made up the trains for Sceneshifter and Piecemaker.

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« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2010, 10:06:30 »
HM Gun Scene Shifter, pictured at Camiers, 8 km NW of Étaples, France, in 1918.


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« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2009, 22:58:01 »
On Tuesday December 10th 1940 an enemy shell just missed Piecemaker, which was parked in the sidings at Martin Mill station along with Sceneshifter. They were moved under cover of darkness from their hide in the Guston tunnel, in order that Pooh could be sent to Dover to have it's gun serviced. There was light damage to Piecemakers axles but sadly, Marine Mumford was killed by a shell splinter which went through a wall of railway sleepers before hitting him on the head.
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« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2009, 17:36:29 »
In the event of German forces landing at Pegwell Bay, a railway gun based at Grove Ferry would have shelled the bay, the battey observation post was on the roof of the laundry just of the main road that runs in line with todays main runway, the builing now forms part of a small industrial site.

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« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2009, 21:19:07 »
The 13.5 in gun Piecemaker with it's ammunition wagon.
When you've got your back to wall, there's only one thing to do and that's to turn around and fight. (John Major)
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