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UNIQUE ID 1307: M24 CHAFFEE LIGHT TANK

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Sand Hill Storage)


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Unique ID:

1307
Added to Database:
15 August 2010
Last Edited:
4 January 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
M24 Chaffee (1075)
M24 Chaffee (1075)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Sand Hill Storage (60150)
Serial Number: 5568 (source: D. Moriarty).
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “M24” painted on front right mud flap. “1944” painted on front left mud flap. White stars painted on turret sides and glacis.
Collection Reference:
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Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Massey-Harris Company, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA (Secondary manufacturer July 1944-June 1945)
2: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Until March 2010)
3: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Convoy 1 – 1 March 2010)
4: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)


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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:


This M24 was acquired by the Patton Museum at Fort Knox in July 1970 and was on display in front of Boudinot Hall (building number 2010), beside Old Ironsides Avenue, for many years. On 1 March 2010 this M24 was part of the first convoy of vehicles to transfer from Fort Knox to Fort Benning (source: D. Moriarty).


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2009

Front view
1: Front view

Taken: 2009 (Estimated)
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4201
Added: 4 January 2011
Filename: Benoit_M...
Views: 61
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June, 1983

Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3679
Added: 15 August 2010
Filename: Scan_M24...
Views: 50
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3680
Added: 15 August 2010
Filename: Scan_M24...
Views: 60
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Front view
4: Front view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3681
Added: 15 August 2010
Filename: Scan_M24...
Views: 55
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Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3682
Added: 15 August 2010
Filename: Scan_M24...
Views: 50
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Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3683
Added: 15 August 2010
Filename: Scan_M24...
Views: 62
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Overview
7: Overview

Taken: 30 June 1983
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 3684
Added: 15 August 2010
Filename: Scan_M24...
Views: 59
Select/Has Priority: 21/0