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UNIQUE ID 1352: M7B2 PRIEST HOWITZER MOTOR CARRIAGE

Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, Camp Shelby, USA

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 1352
Added to Database: 25 October 2010
Last Edited: 25 October 2010
Type (ID): M7 Priest (1500)
Model (ID): M7B2 Priest (1506)
Location Category (ID): Mississippi Armed Forces Museum (74100)
Location (ID): External Display Area (74110)
Serial Number: (A three digit serial number is visible on the left rear hull but has been painted over, source: J. Daneri).
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Missing some rubber pads from right-hand track.
Collection Reference:
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Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Pressed Steel Car Company, Hegewisch, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Manufacturer of base M7B1 1944-January 1945)
2: Bowen-McLaughlin York (BMY), York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA (Converter to M7B2 early 1950s)
3: Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, Camp Shelby, Forrest County, Mississippi, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

The label for this vehicle states: “Restoration courtesy of the 3656th Maintenance Company”. 3656th Maintenance Company is part of the Mississippi National Guard and is based at Camp Shelby.


Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

March 2009

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 29 March 2009
Contributor: J. Daneri
Photo ID: 3815
Added: 26 October 2010
Filename: Dig_M7B2...
Views: 342
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

    

    

October 2008

Front left view, photo by J. Wentzel
2: Front left view, photo by J. Wentzel

Taken: 28 October 2008
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 3838
Added: 29 October 2010
Filename: 37887992...
Views: 483
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Exhibit label, photo by J. Wentzel
3: Exhibit label, photo by J. Wentzel

Taken: 28 October 2008
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 3849
Added: 30 October 2010
Filename: 37887973...
Views: 61
Select/Has Priority: 21/0