Further Cold War Tank Tales from the Land Down Under

This is part two of my chat with Tim., Part one is episode 321. In Part 2 we cover Kangaroo 89, a huge military exercise with the entire Australian Army using an area the size of Western Europe and we hear about the Australian equivalent of Wolfgang the Bratty Man who used to turn up on British exercises in Germany.

Tim was also part of an exchange program with the British Army and he describes his experiences there and the advantages and disadvantages between Leopard 1 and the British Challenger 1 tank

Tim also worked with the Bundeswehr where he had a fascinating encounter with a former East German tank commander who gave some frank views about what would have happened if the Cold War had turned hot in Europe.


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