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"Museum of Arms from the Homeland War, Turanj, Croatia"

Museum of the Croatian War of Independence, 1991 - 1995

Posted by Vojislav Jereb

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Information

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Armoured Trucks

A special place is reserved for some “home-made” armoured personnel carriers, improvised by the Croats during summer and autumn 1991.

The original improvised armored vehicle

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“M-91 Strasko” Actually an armoured tractor, armed with a German-made WW2 vintage MG42 machine gun

strasko_128 - Original war photo of the vehicle of the 128 Brigade HV (Croatian Army) in 1992
strasko_displ1 - vehicle displayed in Army barracks in Zagreb
strasko_displ2 - vehicle displayed at an open Museum in Turanj (near Karlovac) - which is very convinient as it can be visited at any time even more because itis near the main road Karlovac-Plitvice.
strasko_orig2 - The vehicle of the 17th Home Regiment - (is the camo scheme I have used on my model)
strasko_orig3 - Same vehicle from the front
strasko_orig4 - Vehicle before preservation photographed in the Torpedo factora in Rijeka
strasko_orig5 - Another vehicle before preservation photographed in the Torpedo factora in Rijeka
strasko_wfu3 - The vehicle preserved in running condition and used for display on several occasions (aniversaries) taken in Zagreb in 2001

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1/72 model built by Vojislav Jereb:

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“M-91 Sveti Juraj” - (APC - armoured personnel carrier) A truck modified in similar fashion; despite a relatively fresh coat of colour, it is still showing a clear trace of an artillery grenade exploded in the vicinity of the vehicle overturning it. Hence the shrapnell holes on the body.

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APC "Sokol 1"

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Tanks, Guns & Airplanes

Russian Amphibious ferry GSP

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M-18 Hellcat

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T-55

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BRDM

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M4A3 Sherman

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M36B-2

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Various Guns

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Various Airplanes

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For information and other pictures, visit:

logo "Turanj Warmuseum" on Google Maps

logo "Turanj Warmuseum" on www.alamy.com

logo "Turanj Warmuseum" on www.acig.info


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