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RE: New Ankylosaur species



The Germans also called the Sherman's Tommy Cookers.

-----Original Message-----
From: GSP1954@aol.com [mailto:GSP1954@aol.com] 
Sent: 31 October 2009 18:50
To: dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject: Re: New Ankylosaur species

The British upgunned version of the Sherman, the Firefly with the 17 
pounder which was the best anti-tank gun of the war, was very effective
against 
Panthers and Tigers from D-Day on, but like other Sherman's was under
armored 
and had its ammo located in a vulnerable position (resulting in the 
Sherman's being called "Ronson lighters"). The Israelis did use even bigger
gunned 
and more heavily armored Super Shermans against Soviet built tanks until the

early 70s. 

There is no other really well known to Joe and Jane public tank name to 
apply to ankylosaurs, many do not know about the T-34, Pershing, Centurion, 
etc. 

GSPaul</HTML>