Category Archives: Ewan Tallentire art

Sturmpanzerwagen – the Imperial Crawler

The Germans stuffed 18 men inside this tank, along with engine fumes, noise, fuel, ammunition, and any other supplies. Continue reading

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Mark I Tank

A large metal thing coming through the fog that bullets wouldn’t stop and which kept shooting at you was nighmarish enough to make frontline German troops break and run from the first attack. Continue reading

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Rose of No Man’s Land

The nurses were often very close to the front, sometimes exposed to enemy fire, and daily exposed to battlefield trauma, the results of gas attacks, lice, fever, and every other disease the soldiers suffered. Continue reading

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A waterwheel in a dry land

It is interesting to see that water power could be used in arid northern New Mexico as well as in a place as wet as England. Continue reading

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Colorado Ski Train

Involving railroad, the mountains, and snow, the Ski Train was a symbol of Colorado’s history. Continue reading

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Tenth Mountain Division

Veterans of the Tenth Mountain Division were responsible for a large part of recent Colorado and Southwestern history. Continue reading

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Fort Vasquez

Fort Vasquez, along a north fork of the Santa Fe Trail, was known for its trade in buffalo hides. Continue reading

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Mountain Men

Mountain men were NOT generally bearded, antisocial, leather-wearing bumpkins in fur hats. Quite the contrary. Continue reading

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Boot Hill, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, and Doc Holliday

Men often “died with their boots on”, which could be a compliment meaning that they died fighting rather than not; however, it also meant not living to old age. Continue reading

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B-17 Flying Fortresses and December 7, 1941

The B-17s were coming in unarmed and low on fuel, which, as expressed by the one pilot in the Tora! Tora! Tora! movie, is not such a great way to fly into a war. Continue reading

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