Friday, December 20, 2013

bellytanks had another common repurpose other than hot rodders dry lakes streamliners... because they were a lot easier to find in Vietnam, and make pretty good canoes!



Found on http://tywkiwdbi.blogspot.com/2013/11/vietnam-war-military-trash-recycled-by.html


During the Vietnam War thousands of fuel tanks were jettisoned by U.S. combat aircraft. The photos above (credit Hilli Rathner) demonstrate how locals have repurposed the tanks into serviceable boats not dissimilar in design to traditional watercraft.

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