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UNIQUE ID 1683: M4A3E2 SHERMAN JUMBO HEAVY TANK

Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, USA

(Location: Warehouses)


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Unique ID: 1683
Added to Database: 28 April 2011
Last Edited: 1 May 2011
Type (ID): M4A3E2 Sherman Jumbo (1375)
Model (ID): M4A3E2 Jumbo (1375)
Location Category (ID): Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor (67010)
Location (ID): Warehouses (67040)
Serial Number:
Registration: “US ARMY 3083081” painted on hull sides.
Name: “Cobra King”.
Other Identification: “745” painted on right of transmission cover. “C-6” painted on left of transmission cover. White stars painted on transmission cover, and hull and turret sides.
Collection Reference:
Links: Army.Mil 1
Army.Mil 2
Army.Mil 3
17e RC Blindés
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: General Motors - Fisher Body Division, Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan, USA (Sole manufacturer - 254 built June-July 1944)
2: Bastogne Historical Centre, Bastogne, Ardennes, Belgium (Not the museum but the general area)
3: Lager Hammelburg, Hammelburg, Lower Franconia, Bavaria, Germany (28 March 1945 – ca1953)
4: Ferris Barracks, Erlangen, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany (Until 1993)
5: Rose Barracks, Vilseck, Oberpfalz, Bavaria, Germany (Until June 2009)
6: Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 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 tank was previously on display at Rose Barracks, near Vilseck in Germany.


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June 2009

Cobra King being towed by an M88 recovery vehicle
1: Cobra King being towed by an M88 recovery vehicle

Taken: June 2009
Contributor: U.S. Government
Photo ID: 4856
Added: 28 April 2011
Filename: 41244-20...
Views: 671
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

    

    

February 2009

Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: February 2009
Contributor: U.S. Government
Photo ID: 4855
Added: 28 April 2011
Filename: 31070-20...
Views: 328
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

    

    

March 2007

Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: March 2007
Contributor: 120mm
Photo ID: 4857
Added: 28 April 2011
Filename: 100-0095...
Views: 130
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December 1944

“The
4: “The 'Cobra King' crew - 1st Lt. Charles Boggess, Cpl. M...

Taken: December 1944
Contributor: U.S. Government
Photo ID: 4854
Added: 28 April 2011
Filename: 31071-20...
Views: 513
Select/Has Priority: 21/0