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UNIQUE ID 1550: RENAULT FT LIGHT TANK

(Model: Forged and cast round turret)

National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, USA

(Location: Transportation Motor Pool)


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Unique ID:

1550
Added to Database:
12 February 2011
Last Edited:
12 February 2011
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
Renault FT (6030)
Forged and cast round turret (6060)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
National Armor and Cavalry Museum (60100)
Transportation Motor Pool (60140)
Serial Number:
Registration: 1410: “1410” painted on hull sides.
Name:
Other Identification: Red diamond painted on turret rear. Painted overall in a green, cream and red camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference:
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Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Renault S.A., Boulogne-Billancourt, Île-de-France, North East France, France (Primary manufacturer 1918-21)
2: Afghanistan (Dates unknown)
3: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA (Until 15 December 2010)
4: BRAC Transfer, Fort Knox, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA (Road convoy December 2010)
5: National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA (Current location)


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This FT was recovered from Afghanistan. It is fitted with a round turret. It was moved by transporter from Fort Knox to Fort Benning on 15 December 2010.


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December, 2010

Leaving the Patton Museum for the move to Fort Benning
1: Leaving the Patton Museum for the move to Fort Benning

Taken: 15 December 2010
Contributor: D. Moriarty
Photo ID: 4490
Added: 12 February 2011
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