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UNIQUE ID 1523: M4 SHERMAN FIREFLY TANK

Caserma Fratelli De Carli, Cordenons, Italy

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID:

1523
Added to Database:
23 January 2011
Last Edited:
23 January 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
Sherman Firefly (1400)
M4 Sherman Firefly (1401)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Caserma Fratelli De Carli (5120)
External Display Area (5122)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Ariete insignia painted on transmission cover. “132” painted on turret stowage box sides. Unit marking painted on hull sides (“1” above blue rectangle with single white stripe indicating First Battalion, First Platoon of Second Company).
Collection Reference:
Links: Ferrea Mole 1
Ferrea Mole 2
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: USA (Country of origin)
2: Vivaro, Pordenone (Until June 2007)
3: Caserma Fratelli De Carli, Cordenons, Pordenone, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:


[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:


[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Italy publication:


This M4 has a composite (‘hybrid’) cast and welded hull. It was transferred in June 2007 from Caserma De Michiel, Vivaro, PN (source: Ferrea Mole). It has a stone memorial in front of it that reads:

CARRO IN DOTAZIONE
AL RGT. ALL’ATTO
DELLA RICOSTITUZIONE
( 10 . 7 . 1948 )
ARMOURED EQUIPMENT
OF THE REGIMENT
AT RECONSITUTION
(10 July 1948)



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May, 2009

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 15 May 2009
Contributor: Guidopiano
Photo ID: 4401
Added: 23 January 2011
Filename: Img2009-...
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Rear right view
2: Rear right view

Taken: 15 May 2009
Contributor: Guidopiano
Photo ID: 4402
Added: 23 January 2011
Filename: Img2009-...
Views: 180
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March, 2009

Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 10 March 2009
Contributor: Guidopiano
Photo ID: 4399
Added: 23 January 2011
Filename: Img2009-...
Views: 101
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Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 10 March 2009
Contributor: Guidopiano
Photo ID: 4400
Added: 23 January 2011
Filename: Img2009-...
Views: 178
Select/Has Priority: 21/0