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German army fights underground Nazi war machine hidden in Kiel pensioner's cellar

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Would have been interesting getting it out of the cellar......

chap I used to work with was a tank driver in BAOR in the 1960's. He managed to "lose" gears and brakes on both tracks on a Conqueror tank (approx 64 tons) while going downhill in a German village. The tank ploughed into a house at the bottom of the hill and dropped into the cellar.

The house was demolished in an attempt to get the tank out, but it couldn't be done - just not enough access room.

In the end the craned the gun and turret out, and then cut the hull up with torches

It was no great loss - the Conqueror was too heavy to be any use anyway

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