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UNIQUE ID 1072: T-55 TANK

(Model: Unidentified Model)

Imperial War Museum North, Manchester, Britain

(Location: Main Entrance)


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Unique ID: 1072
Added to Database: December 2009
Last Edited: December 2009
Type (ID): T-55 (2560)
Model (ID): Unidentified Model (2572)
Location Category (ID): Imperial War Museum North (3610)
Location (ID): Main Entrance (3610)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Arabic number “٨٦٤٠٣” (“86403”) painted on glacis plate. Overall painted desert sand.
Collection Reference:
Links: Wikipedia
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Russia (Country of origin)
2: Second Gulf War, Location Unknown, Iraq (Captured)
3: Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire, East England, Britain (Until August 2008)
4: Imperial War Museum North, Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West England, Britain (Current location)


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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This ex-Iraqi Army T-55 tank was put on display outside the main entrance to the museum in August 2008; it had been captured by the Royal Engineers during the opening stages of the Gulf War in 2003 (source: Wikipedia). It arrived from the IWM at Duxford having previously been on display there.


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June 2008

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2268
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0222...
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2269
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0221...
Views: 98
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Rear left view
3: Rear left view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2270
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0223...
Views: 93
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Rear right view
4: Rear right view

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2271
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0224...
Views: 386
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Front markings
5: Front markings

Taken: 15 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2272
Added: 14 December 2009
Filename: IMG_0225...
Views: 86
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