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UNIQUE ID 1360: M56 SCORPION SELF-PROPELLED ANTI-TANK GUN

Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, Camp Shelby, USA

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 1360
Added to Database: 25 October 2010
Last Edited: 25 October 2010
Type (ID): M56 Scorpion (1935)
Model (ID): M56 Scorpion (1935)
Location Category (ID): Mississippi Armed Forces Museum (74100)
Location (ID): External Display Area (74110)
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Location History:
(see map)

1: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Vicksburg, USA (Dates unknown)
2: 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: “This M-56 was provided to the Armed Forces Museum by the Army Corps of Engineers’ Water Experiment Station in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Restoration courtesy of the 3656th Maintenance Company”. 3656th Maintenance Company is part of the Mississippi National Guard and is based at Camp Shelby.


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March 2009

Upper front left view
1: Upper front left view

Taken: 29 March 2009
Contributor: J. Daneri
Photo ID: 3824
Added: 26 October 2010
Filename: Dig_M56_...
Views: 176
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October 2008

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

Taken: 28 October 2008
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 3842
Added: 30 October 2010
Filename: 37895970...
Views: 89
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Rear view, photo by J. Wentzel
3: Rear view, photo by J. Wentzel

Taken: 28 October 2008
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 3843
Added: 30 October 2010
Filename: 37896000...
Views: 90
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Driver
4: Driver's position, photo by J. Wentzel

Taken: 28 October 2008
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 3844
Added: 30 October 2010
Filename: 37887910...
Views: 62
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Gunner
5: Gunner's position, photo by J. Wentzel

Taken: 28 October 2008
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 3845
Added: 30 October 2010
Filename: 37896029...
Views: 59
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



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

Taken: 28 October 2008
Contributor: Flickr
Photo ID: 3846
Added: 30 October 2010
Filename: 37887878...
Views: 49
Select/Has Priority: 21/0