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Video: Chasing a T 97 with a Volga and a T603

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September 24th, 2020

T603-1 Wagon

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And after some photoshopping…………..


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September 24th, 2020

T603 (T708) Turbine phantasies by Andrej Troha

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November 19th, 2019

Shoddy Tatra Defence Deals by Vectra

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Published under History, Miscellaneous, Tatra Works
September 12th, 2019

Video: Tatra 813 by LEGO

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September 12th, 2019

T87’s Californian adventures.

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T87Greenstein2019-1 Paul Greenstein and Dydia DeLyser’s 1941 Tatra T87 on the set of the FX TV show “Legion”. First, at a mausoleum in a Los Angeles cemetery that poses as a mosque in Morocco, along with a real camel. Then, at an airfield in the California desert, alongside a DC-3. For Paul, photos with the DC-3 were a thrill, but the best line was when they finished a shot, he asked if he could leave, and the answer was, “You can’t leave until the camel gets here” – even in Hollywood it’s not every day you have to wait for the camel!  Photos by Randy Wolfe.






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April 1st, 2019

T3 Coupe tram

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March 27th, 2019

Pyongyang to replace dated Tatra tram fleet by home-built trams

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Published under Miscellaneous, Press
March 4th, 2019

T57K visits Normandy

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Just months before D-Day:  T57K in Martin de Fresnay spring 1944


and in July 2018.


I*n the summer of 2018 your editor visited France with the T 57K. Somehow, in the war days, the German occupiers in France used a lot of T 57k’s. One T 57K was spotted in St Martin de Fresnay, in Normandy. After D-Day, the T 57 Ks, mostly used for police and supporting duties by the Germans, suddenly had to fulfil front duties.

As I realised that the scenery in St Martin de Fresnay had hardly changed, it became a challenge to photograph the T57K at the same spot, in 2018, 74 years later! Already present in Normandy after the 2018 TRUK rally, we managed to find the spot and tried to manoeuvre the T57K on exactly the same sport. The result is seen on the photos.

Being in Normandy, it was nice to visit the D-Day beaches and all rememberance sites.

Many German vehicles including the T 57Ks were destroyed by the Allies in the weeks after D-Day, especially in the so-called Falaise-gap.

Some served as booty vehicles for the British and Americans though.

T57K-SEofCaen1944IWMBooty T57K used as an ambulance by the British forces. 1944, South East of Caen.

Published under History, Miscellaneous, Personal
February 21st, 2019

JK 2500’s evolution into Luka EV

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April 25th, 2018
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