30 Abandoned Tanks and Armoured Vehicles

Image via U.S. Air Force

(Image in public domain)

The 20th Century was the most violent in human history, and a decade into the 21st century things are looking ominously similar.  So it’s little wonder that abandoned tanks, planes and armoured vehicles continue to litter streets and deserts in the more wartorn regions of the world.

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Images via U.S. Federal Government

(Images 1, 2, 3, 4 in public domain)

From Somalia to the Middle East, the spoils of war languish on potholed roads that have never been repaired while other scorched remains are strewn across deserts and countryside.


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  • Gp101

    Wonderful site but the photos of “abandoned German tanks” is mislabelled. The first 2 photos are British tanks, the 3rd is an American M3 and the 4th picture shows a Soviet T-34 leading the abandoned column. 

  • http://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/ Tom

    Thanks for the heads-up Gp101 – much appreciated and mistake now amended!

  • Laura

    I found one in Croatia, close to Jasenovac. It was used during Yugoslavia civil war. You can see the picture at the botton of my post:


  • http://cldphoto.com hzoi

    I remember #3 well, I remember seeing it near the main gate of Bagram Airfield in 200: http://cldphoto.com/downrange/Afghanistan/Bagram/slides/afghan26.html

    It had a buddy across the airfield, near the burn pit:


    And there were two crushed BMPs acting as landing gear for this Antonov An-12, but too many Soldiers were crossing the minefield to spraypaint this little collection so it was removed:



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