We asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our article on the Battle of Berlin, from the June/July issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners:

WINNER:

‘Love conquers all.’ — Antony Ward

RUNNERS-UP:

‘From Russia with love.’ — Joe Varner

‘Tanks for the memories!’ — Aubrey Webb

‘Well, the earth certainly moved for me, Derek.’ — Rob Falconer



31 Comments

  1. Christopher Warner
    May 12, 2020 @ 1:09 pm

    War tore them apart. Love brought them together.

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    • Simon H Fielding
      June 20, 2020 @ 7:22 am

      ‘ “One careful driver” he said… “durable reliable family vehicle seats five” he said…”fuel efficient and cheap spares” he said”….’

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  2. Colin Galletly
    May 12, 2020 @ 1:20 pm

    The police were serious about enforcing social distancing during the lockdown.

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  3. Les Quilter
    May 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

    Listening to Bob Hope singing, “Tanks for the Memory!”

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  4. David Gradwick
    May 12, 2020 @ 4:42 pm

    New stealth tank exceeds all expectations.

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  5. Rob Falconer
    May 13, 2020 @ 6:18 am

    Well, the earth certainly moved for me, Derek

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  6. Les Quilter
    May 13, 2020 @ 6:14 pm

    We’ve rested enough. Let’s scrape those bicycle parts out from between the treads.

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  7. MARTIN MARSTERS
    May 15, 2020 @ 4:57 pm

    What did the police mean _ Invasion is not an essential journey.

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  8. ken wilkinson
    May 22, 2020 @ 4:21 pm

    “It`s not a tank I need to fight my battle of the Bulge,it`s a diet plan.”

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  9. Nick Walker
    May 25, 2020 @ 4:16 pm

    Does my bum look big in this King Tiger, I knew I should have worn my Panther instead….

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  10. C Jones
    May 25, 2020 @ 4:20 pm

    I think we may have company……if we stay very still maybe it might go away…..

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  11. Darren York
    June 5, 2020 @ 11:25 am

    Can the owner of the vehicle parked in the picnic area please remove it immediately. . .thankyou!

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  12. Lee Clarke
    June 5, 2020 @ 7:03 pm

    The open air sex season hasn’t been the same since we’ve been at war!

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  13. Bryan Andrews
    June 8, 2020 @ 6:26 pm

    Hope that clutch doesn’t play up again.

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  14. Ian Castle
    June 11, 2020 @ 2:52 pm

    “Of course he knows we’re here – he’ll reverse any second…”

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  15. Joe Varner
    June 13, 2020 @ 3:50 pm

    From Russia with love.

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  16. Tim Peacock
    June 13, 2020 @ 4:16 pm

    “Why are you shouting? Of course I left the handbrake on!”

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  17. Rich Russell
    June 14, 2020 @ 8:11 am

    Do they realize I can care less about them?? Move!!! That’s a Tiger tank!!!!

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  18. Antony Ward
    June 14, 2020 @ 8:28 pm

    They had a crush on each other…….gulp

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    • Antony Ward
      June 17, 2020 @ 4:39 am

      Love conquers all.

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    • Calum Macleod
      June 27, 2020 @ 4:36 pm

      No, Ivan. When I asked if you had protection this wasn’t what I meant.

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  19. Aubrey Webb
    June 14, 2020 @ 9:11 pm

    There’s R & R,and then there’s R & R.

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  20. Michael Austrin
    June 19, 2020 @ 4:47 pm

    The origin of the Beatles lyrics “It’s been a hard day’s night and I’ve been working like a dog.”

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  21. Jeffrey Stinson
    June 19, 2020 @ 5:05 pm

    Do you mind? A little privacy please!

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  22. Aubrey Webb
    June 19, 2020 @ 5:10 pm

    Tanks for the memories!

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  23. Robert Perry
    June 19, 2020 @ 5:48 pm

    Oh darling, I didn’t realise you had such a crush on me…

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  24. Barry Harman
    June 20, 2020 @ 12:38 pm

    When you said you had a big one, I didn’t expect it to be that big!!!!

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  25. Gareth Edwards
    July 2, 2020 @ 10:35 am

    I Told you to keep the keys safe

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  26. david
    July 3, 2020 @ 12:28 am

    Dear, did you hear something?

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  27. Chas
    July 3, 2020 @ 7:14 pm

    Love in the time of the tank….

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  28. Antony Ward
    July 6, 2020 @ 10:51 am

    You just can’t beat a energetic bit of military exercise.

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