This Russian built T34 tank was captured by the Germans and marked as their own. This one was either stuck during battle or ditched during retreat in order for it not to fall back into the Russian enemies hands.
Frigidaire – How a Frigidaire plant converts to Service goods production during 1940s.
“During WWII there was a national scrap drive especially active in London
where a lot of railings were grubbed up and sent off to be scrapped. I have never been able to find out what really happened with this pre-emptive move to destroy London before the Luftwaffe but it seems that program was more of a public relations exercise rather than of any practical use and the railings were dumped.”
“I have heard tell of them being dumped in the Thames and being used as ballast for ships leaving the Port of London. It is said that seaport buildings in Guyana and Nigeria still sport rather nice Georgian railings.”