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  • He was the prophet in the wilderness who was banned for our sins.

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    • Originally posted by Leopardi View Post
      "10 tanks stopped at Ihantala", crossroads full of dead and ISU-152 after running into the finnish position.
      Can you tell me the number of that picture in SA-kuva.fi? Do you think that picture is taken from the village of Ihantala? There's an interesting topic in the Finnish section of Axis History forum called "Destroyed IS2 tank in summer 1944". There are several pictures from Ihantala in there (including maps where disabled tanks are marked), as well as a story from the battle of Siiranm

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      • Originally posted by Nestor Makhno View Post
        He was the prophet in the wilderness who was banned for our sins.
        I prefer to think of it as a running joke, but on those who are actually 'supporting' the IS2... You know, trying to make it some sort of cult status within the RO community when it really isn't
        Last edited by =GG= Mr Moe; 08-08-2014, 07:26 AM. Reason: Changed RO2 to RO, since clearly the IS2 wasn't good enough to make it into the current game

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        • Funny. I had not pegged you as a blasphemer Moe

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          • [QUOTE=Marsalkka Mahtimeisseli;1325580]Can you tell me the number of that picture in SA-kuva.fi? Do you think that picture is taken from the village of Ihantala? There's an interesting topic in the Finnish section of Axis History forum called "Destroyed IS2 tank in summer 1944". There are several pictures from Ihantala in there (including maps where disabled tanks are marked), as well as a story from the battle of Siiranm
            Last edited by Leopardi; 08-10-2014, 12:06 AM.

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            • Paying tribute to the glorious

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              • Hail

                Hail and Kill

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                • Perkele

                  Graviteam - for the true Grognard.

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                  • So there I was, having realized that it's been YEARS since my last worship at the altar of mighty IS2.


                    All praise to the glorious IS2, and glory to his prophet 7thguardstankdiv!

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                    "That which does not destroy me just makes me more irritable." - Peter Steele (the real one), 1964-2010, RIP

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                    • your just words are still accepted by us. We who keep the rear firing lit up in the dark.

                      Hail and Kill

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                      • Never forget

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                        • the holy is2 will never leave my heart.

                          Hail and Kill

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                          • And the venerable rear-firing machine gun of the Ages mine.
                            Last edited by kapulA; 11-11-2015, 04:59 PM.

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                            • Polish Army Museum, my photo from visit in the independence day
                              Last edited by morticore; 11-12-2015, 04:24 AM.
                              Armour will not protect cowardly heart - 10th Motorized Cavalry Brigade, precursor of 1st Polish Armoured Division
                              The engine of a Panzer is a weapon just like the main gun - Gen. Heinz Guderian

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                              • What about IS3 though? Huh? Huuuuh?
                                guys?

                                guys why are you looking at me like that 0~0
                                http://forums.tripwireinteractive.co....php?f=186&a=1 <- just put this here for easier access.

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