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Workshop technicians (L-R) Ian (Buzz) Aldridge (53) and Brian Frost (39) with 'Fury'.<br />
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Meet the real driving force behind Brad Pitt's new Second World War blockbuster, Fury.<br />
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Tank mechanics Brian Frost, 39, and Ian 'Buzz' Aldridge, 53, were hired to drive the famous Sherman tank the movie is named after for most of the major scenes.<br />
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The pair, who work at Bovington Tank Museum in Dorset, spent six months taking it in turns to operate the 26 ton tank in front of the cameras.<br />
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Although the two never appear in the movie, every time 'Fury' is seen in motion and without actor Michael Pena in the driving seat,<br />
Brian or Buzz are at the controls.<br />
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The pair also trained actor Pena the basics of driving the Sherrman tank to give the close-up shots of his character Corporal Trini 'Gordo' Garcia more legitimacy.<br />
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The museum lent the movie's producers their M4 Sherman tank to act as Fury as well as the services of Brian and Buzz.