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UNIQUE ID 1395: M728 COMBAT ENGINEER VEHICLE

NTC and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Museum, Fort Irwin, USA

(Location: 5th Street and 7th Street)


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Unique ID: 1395
Added to Database: 12 November 2010
Last Edited: 12 November 2010
Type (ID): M728 (1732)
Model (ID): M728 (1732)
Location Category (ID): NTC and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Museum (54300)
Location (ID): 5th Street and 7th Street (54328)
Serial Number: 71: “071” stamped into left side of engine decks. (“893” previously reported but incorrect).
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Chrysler manufacturer’s plate fixed to hull rear. Text painted on dozer blade. Painted overall in a green and brown camouflage scheme.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Sole manufacturer 1966-72)
2: NTC and 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Museum, Fort Irwin, San Bernardino County, California, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This M728 is displayed on a concrete pad. It has a manufacturer’s plate fixed to the hull rear; this was common on Generation 2 hulls used for M60A1, AVLB and CEVs though many have lost the plate leaving just its mounting (source: J. Daneri). This plate reads:

CHRYSLER
CORPORATION
DEFENSE OPERATIONS
DIVISION
DETROIT, MICHIGAN


This CEV also has text painted on the dozer blade, this reads:

58TH COMBAT ENGINEER COMPANY
SUPER SAPPER
2001 PFC KRASE
2002 SPC DIXON
2003 PFC BUENING
2005 SPC HALES
2006
2007



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April 2008

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: April 2008
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 3960
Added: 12 November 2010
Filename: 04200801...
Views: 72
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Serial number on left side of engine deck
2: Serial number on left side of engine deck

Taken: April 2008
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 3961
Added: 12 November 2010
Filename: 04200800...
Views: 55
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Manufacturer
3: Manufacturer's plate on hull rear

Taken: April 2008
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 3962
Added: 12 November 2010
Filename: 04200800...
Views: 52
Select/Has Priority: 21/0