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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller47 View Post
    I guess the German 88.

    A very fine gun, it was used in a variety of roles including anti aircraft, and ground targets.
    Absolutely deadly as an anti-tank weapon, it could take out any allied tank with one shot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    Absolutely deadly as an anti-tank weapon, it could take out any allied tank with one shot.
    At great distance.

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    heres some freaky trivia on the 88... the german company that made the 88mm cannon for the Tiger tanks now produces the 120mm cannon used by the US Abrams tank.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rheinmetall
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    Quote Originally Posted by Devil505 View Post
    What was new about the B29's gun turrets?
    Remotely controlled.
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    Which Soviet port landed most of the American goods shipped the Soviets?

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    Which Soviet port landed most of the American goods shipped the Soviets?
    Murmansk?
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    What was the code name of the first A-bomb test in the dessert?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BitterPill View Post
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    Which Soviet port landed most of the American goods shipped the Soviets?
    Vladivostock?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Devil505 View Post
    What was the code name of the first A-bomb test in the dessert?
    Trinity?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miller47 View Post
    Trinity?
    Yes!

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