Wednesday, September 29, 2004

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To rephrase an old song:

Scared of living, tired of dying

(and I've noticed that since I stopped posting panzers and babes the average number of visitors per day have dropped from thirteen to nine - you degenerates!)
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Tuesday, September 28, 2004

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Back to work at, (insert name of large art-institution in Denmark)

Somehow I can never forget that: He wanted to be an artist too...
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Monday, September 27, 2004

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I realised today that the nineties are over...
maybe not hot news for the rest of the world, but it always takes a few years before a decade ends, there's no clean cut when the last decimal is reached - it sort of lingers on into the next decade.

No more ambient techno, grey microfibre trousers, and orange sunglasses.
No more sushi, imported beer, and ecstacy.
No more internet millionaires, mp3's, and "My name is Carl and this is my personal webpage, it will be updated soon"

No more nineties.


Please hold me, I'm afraid.
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Saturday, September 25, 2004

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Panzer - "the office" of a panzer commander, it was the commanders job to select targets for the gunner, thus the commander often had to stick his head up through the cupola and use his binoculars to monitor the area, a very risky task on the open battlefield.

Babe - Ah...the innocense of yesteryear, a lot of these photos from the fourties and fifties show girls with a desert in the background which might mean they were shot in the hills outside Hollywood where the girls were probably trying to make it as film stars.
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Friday, September 24, 2004

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The greatest fear of the white culture is that some day, some other race will do to them what they have done to so many others, that some day another culture will come and take their land and make them slaves, because they are stronger and have superior weapons.
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Thursday, September 23, 2004

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Panzer -It's colour fun here today! - and this photo of a Jagdpanther is burstin' with it. The Jagdpanther was a development of the Panther but with a bigger gun in a fixed superstructure (the legendary 88 mm)
This type of design was labeled a Panzerjaeger or "tank hunter" and the idea was a panzerjaeger would have a more long ranging gun than the enemy's tanks making it capable of detroying them while being out of their reach. A bigger gun meant more weight and that's why it was placed in a fixed position instead of in an revolving turret like a tank would have it.
This specimen being inspected by a G.I was knocked out in Germany in early 1945 and comes from one of the last production runs. The German factories managed to put out new weapons as late as april 1945, but in fewer and fewer numbers, and as the allies began entering Germany's industrial centres, tanks were often driven straight from the factory floor to the frontline. This Jagdpanther might be one as it has never received any markings or numbers of any kind and still retain an overall covering of green colour which would normally have been covered at the factory by blotches of sand yellow and red brown.

Babe - She comes in colours everywhere!
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Wednesday, September 22, 2004

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Panzer - A panzer IV with the early short-barreled gun destroyed during the opening part of WW II, probably in France. The cracked armour and blown out hatches suggests it received a hit in the internal ammunition stovage which then blew up the panzer. Few crewmen would survive a disaster like that, grimly illustrated by the primitive graves in the background.

Babe - You might have second thoughts about approaching this gal!
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Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Monday, September 20, 2004

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Panzer - The "Hanomag" as it was often referred to by the allies, was a halftrack buildt to carry infantry for supporting the panzers during attack - the so-called panzer-grenadiers.
By the Germans it was referred to as the Sonder Kraft Zeug 251 (SdKfz 251) and designed to carry eight fully equipped troopers. As can be seen in this photo from late 1944 or early 1945 supplies of 251's were never sufficient and a lot more men were usually carried. The photos must have been taken immediately before an engagement as only lunatics would ride on the outside of the vehicle during an actual attack.

Babe - Nice earrings.
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Sunday, September 19, 2004

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Check out! - my new video, it's called TOUR-ism

(8.4 mb, streams with Windows Media Player)
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Saturday, September 18, 2004

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Panzer- A Sturmgeschütz III in the summer of 1944. The Stugs were originally placed in independent brigades designed to deliver armoured support to infantry units, which by nature didn't have access to panzers. In the last years of the war Stugs began replacing panzers in many units because they had the same firepower but being turretless they were quicker and cheaper to produce. This Stug has the late "pigs head" mantlet around the base of the gun which was made to better deflects shots from enemy weapons.

Babe - Nice chair...
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Friday, September 17, 2004

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Panzer- The ideal conditions for armoured warfare: Warm and sunny (this looks more like a drill or gunnery trial, regulations for attack demanded a distance of at least one hundred meters between tanks)

Babe - "Mama don't take no lip..."
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Thursday, September 16, 2004

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Panzer- The spring and autumn rainy seasons in Russia are known as rasputitsa ("the time of mud") and creates quagmires of mud. Some Panther A's and an unlucky motorcycle rider in late 1943 or early 1944.

Babe - Sleeping beauty.
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Wednesday, September 15, 2004

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Panzer - The Panzer V "Panther" was designed as the German answer to the Soviet T-34 which revolutioned tank design and proved a shock to the German armoured troops during the invasion of Russia. The early Panthers were rushed into service in the summer of 1943 and suffered from engine fires, but these problems were quickly solved and the "Panther" was probably the best German tank of WW II being more flexible and produced in far greater numbers than the more famous "Tiger". This specimen is an early version "A" recognizable by the absence of a machinegun in the front armour plate. This was later installed to keep Russian infantry from climbing onto the tank to destroy it with hand grenades or firebombs (the legendary "Molotov-cocktails")

Babe - It's glamour time again with this "tooth-some two-some".


And for the Danish readers: Ove Sprogøe dies, age 84.
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Tuesday, September 14, 2004

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One Panzer - Operation "Ukraini Freedom" a Panzer IV Ausf. G probably in the summer of 1943.

What! - no babe!!!!! - sorry, but I can't upload today, leaving plenty of room for jokes along the lines of "can't get it up..."

Well managed to do it anyway: One babe - Betty Page is hardly the best kept secret of Pinups anymore but she's a cutie and today not far from rivaling Marilyn Monroe when it comes to fame and exposure.
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Monday, September 13, 2004

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One Panzer- Some say the only way to see Russia is from the roof of a Panzer IV.

One Babe- Nice carpet.

(this young lady looks like Danish actress Helle Virkner missa thinks)
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Sunday, September 12, 2004

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One Panzer - The "Sturmpanzer IV" a variation of the panzer IV mounting a 150 mm howitzer in an armoured superstructure. It was designed to provide heavy fire support during armoured attacks, destroying bunkers and other fortifications. Seen here somehwere on the eastern front in 1944.

Two Babes - Another twosome, are they perhaps veterans of the "a kiss for a dollar" circuit?
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Saturday, September 11, 2004

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And you're thinking: "what happened to that blog?" no more bitterness?, no more complaints? no more stories about men in tightly fitted field grey?
Yes, it is sad... but from now on you can always count on a daily helping of:

One Panzer- "Tiger 332" belonged to an SS unit and was abandoned during The Battle of the Bulge. Captured by the Americans it's seen here before shipment to the U.S. Today it can be seen on display at the Aberdeen Proving Ground.

One Babe- not much info about these two lovelies, but they knew a photographer...

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Thursday, September 09, 2004

Tuesday, September 07, 2004

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A regular sub-category of "Don't ask...." featuring:

The Daily Retro Babe

coming up!
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Monday, September 06, 2004

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In the dark underbelly of post-modern existence there was only one man you could truly call king : "Nuggets" O' Halloran!

And that gal in the pic only came round to do his laundry...
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Friday, September 03, 2004

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And They Held Their Guitars Like Rifles And Fought For What They Believed In.
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So what's the story here at "Don't ask..." ? from now on just a porn site?

just?..
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