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UNIQUE ID 1560: M4A4 SHERMAN FIREFLY TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Tank Story Hall)


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Unique ID: 1560
Added to Database: 21 February 2011
Last Edited: 20 March 2012
Type (ID): Sherman Firefly (1400)
Model (ID): M4A4 Sherman Firefly (1405)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): Tank Story Hall (3004)
Serial Number:
Registration: 3053416 (US): “USA W 3053416” previously painted on hull sides, T228796 (British): “T228796” previously painted on hull sides.
Name:
Other Identification: Unit markings painted on nose, hull sides and right rear mud flap.
Collection Reference: E1949.340. (Accession 34049, Entry 1949.1028).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
Wikipedia – Battle of Arnhem
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Sole M4A4 manufacturer July 1942-September 1943)
2: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (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 Britain publication:

This Firefly was put on the museum books in 1949. It is painted to represent a tank of Guards Armoured Division around the time of the Battle of Arnhem, September 1944.


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March 2011

Upper rear right view
1: Upper rear right view

Taken: 9 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7010
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57641276...
Views: 206
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7007
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57635835...
Views: 191
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7008
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57641236...
Views: 128
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 7 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7009
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57641376...
Views: 88
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October 2008

Upper front right view
5: Upper front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4517
Added: 21 February 2011
Filename: P1030255...
Views: 101
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Upper rear right view
6: Upper rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 4518
Added: 21 February 2011
Filename: P1030265...
Views: 87
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October 1982

Front left view
7: Front left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6717
Added: 12 February 2012
Filename: Scan_Fir...
Views: 64
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