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UNIQUE ID 1399: M4A1 (76) HVSS SHERMAN TANK

Lewis Army Museum, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, USA

(Location: 14th Cavalry Memorial)


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Unique ID: 1399
Added to Database: 14 November 2010
Last Edited: 27 December 2010
Type (ID): M4A1 (76) HVSS Sherman (1362)
Model (ID): M4A1 (76) HVSS (1362)
Location Category (ID): Lewis Army Museum (97100)
Location (ID): 14th Cavalry Memorial (97114)
Serial Number: Turret: 2428 (“2 2428” cast into turret sides).
Registration:
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Other Identification: Cavalry Branch guidon painted on turret sides, “14” in top half, nothing in bottom half. White stars painted on hull sides and glacis.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Pressed Steel Car Company, Hegewisch, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Manufacturer)
2: Germany (Dates unknown)
3: Lewis Army Museum, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Pierce County, Washington, 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:

This Sherman has an unusual cupola mounted on a spacing ring. It is missing its bow machine gun mount. According to museum staff both Fort Lewis Shermans came from Germany (source: N. Baumgardner). In 2000 they had been on display side by side next to an armour unit headquarters (source: K. Laughlin).


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June 2006

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: June 2006
Contributor: C. Sherman
Photo ID: 3967
Added: 14 November 2010
Filename: 0257w_m4...
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