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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Didja know...

.. that during World War 2, Disney produced a 20-minute cartoon on how to operate an anti-tank rifle?

Neither did I until just now.



This might just be the coolest cartoon you see all weekend. Enjoy!

(H/T to Jim Rawles at Survivalblog)

9 comments:

  1. Disney and his artists did a lot of nose art too.

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  2. "And apply the safety catch" is going into my slang lexicon alongside "Or as the British call it, 'a spanner'."

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  3. I knew about this film, but hadn't seen it was on youtube in one piece.  I'd found it broken into three sections before.

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  4. Never saw the whole thing before, thanks for posting. It makes me nostalgic for my old job. Amazing stuff see the old film and animation.

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  5. I am reasonably confident that the subtitles for hitler are either way off, or didn't include everything. 

    I only know a smattering of German from High School, but I think he was using a euphemism for his penis and then covered his crotch.

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  6. Ohio Ordinance had one for sale not long back. Can't remember if it had been converted to .50 BMG or not...

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  7. Jack found one for sale online for a mere NINETEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS.  Why, at that price I'll buy two!

    So Tam, speaking of cartoons... have you watched those DVDs yet? ;)

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  8. Best 20 minutes of my weekend, for sure!

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  9. If I ever get one of these I shall get a small reinforced cubby to store them in. And when/if the apocalypse comes I shall say "honey, I think I need to go to the little Boys room".

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