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tankgeezer
09-06-2015, 07:51 AM
https://youtu.be/PR9vqJZkmJY

navyson
09-06-2015, 11:01 AM
Awesome! I wonder how many of those poor artillery guys were deaf after the war. :mrgreen:

tankgeezer
09-06-2015, 09:07 PM
Probably quite a few of them, it was bad enough when firing the main gun on the Tank, and that wearing a helmet a not uncommon result was a thing called Tanker's Ear. Out in the open like the cannon cockers were, I'm thinking lots of hearing loss occurred.