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UNIQUE ID 1138: M1917 SIX-TON LIGHT TANK

U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, Aberdeen Proving Ground, USA

(Location: Museum Building)


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Unique ID: 1138
Added to Database: December 2009
Last Edited: December 2009
Type (ID): M1917 Six-Ton (6120)
Model (ID): M1917 Six-Ton (6120)
Location Category (ID): U.S. Army Ordnance Museum (70050)
Location (ID): Museum Building (70055)
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Other Identification: U.S. Marine Corps insignia painted on nose.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Van Dorn Iron Works - Cleveland - Ohio, USA (Primary manufacturer)
2: Smithsonian Institution, National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, USA (Dates unknown)
3: National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle, Prince William County, Virginia, USA (1980s-1990s)
4: U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Harford County, Maryland, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved French Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved French Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This tank is the “First US Sample Tank”, and is on loan from the Smithsonian Institution (source: N. Baumgardner via AFNDB). It was previously at the USMC museum at Quantico.


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July 1983

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 13 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2618
Added: 27 January 2010
Filename: Scan_M19...
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 13 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2619
Added: 27 January 2010
Filename: Scan_M19...
Views: 116
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 13 July 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2620
Added: 27 January 2010
Filename: Scan_M19...
Views: 122
Select/Has Priority: 21/0