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UNIQUE ID 1703: A30 CHALLENGER TANK

Liberty Park Oorlogsmuseum, Overloon, The Netherlands

(Location: Marshall Collection Hall)


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Unique ID: 1703
Added to Database: 1 June 2011
Last Edited: 1 June 2011
Type (ID): A30 Challenger (3360)
Model (ID): A30 Challenger (3360)
Location Category (ID): Liberty Park Oorlogsmuseum (11400)
Location (ID): Marshall Collection Hall (11404)
Serial Number:
Registration: T271940: “T271940” painted on glacis plate.
Name:
Other Identification: Unit insignia painted on nose and rear hull.
Collection Reference:
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References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company, Smethwick, Birmingham, West Midlands, Britain (Design parent and sole manufacturer)
2: Oorlogsmuseum, Delfzijl, Delfzijl Municipality, Groningen, The Netherlands (Until 1976)
3: Liberty Park Oorlogsmuseum, Overloon, Boxmeer, Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In The Netherlands publication:

In 1944 this Challenger was one of those issued to the reconnaissance regiments of British armoured divisions in north-west Europe. It was one of the original vehicles displayed outside in the museum park. It is now displayed in the Marshall hall draped in scrim camouflage.


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July 2012

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 6 July 2012
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 8362
Added: 2 August 2012
Filename: 76459229...
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 6 July 2012
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 8363
Added: 2 August 2012
Filename: 76459710...
Views: 76
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 6 July 2012
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 8364
Added: 2 August 2012
Filename: 76459461...
Views: 85
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May 2011

Upper front left view
4: Upper front left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5018
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5813...
Views: 100
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Upper front right view
5: Upper front right view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5019
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5812...
Views: 95
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Upper rear right view
6: Upper rear right view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5020
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5821...
Views: 86
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Upper rear left view
7: Upper rear left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5021
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5820...
Views: 136
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Front right view
8: Front right view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5022
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5709...
Views: 86
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Front right view
9: Front right view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5023
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5708...
Views: 144
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Front view
10: Front view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5024
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5707...
Views: 75
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Front left view
11: Front left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5025
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5706...
Views: 67
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Front left view
12: Front left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5026
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5705...
Views: 80
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Rear left view
13: Rear left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5027
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5704...
Views: 86
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Rear left view
14: Rear left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5028
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5703...
Views: 80
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Rear view
15: Rear view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5029
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5700...
Views: 79
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Rear right view
16: Rear right view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5030
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5699...
Views: 75
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2005

Front view, photo by C. Bonnesen
17: Front view, photo by C. Bonnesen

Taken: 2005 (Estimated)
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 5035
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: Scan_Cha...
Views: 154
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1987

Front left view, photo by A. Buschorn
18: Front left view, photo by A. Buschorn

Taken: 1987
Contributor: Wikimedia
Photo ID: 5034
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: Axb01_Ch...
Views: 445
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April 1982

Front view
19: Front view

Taken: 13 April 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5031
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: ScanF_Ch...
Views: 78
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Left view
20: Left view

Taken: 13 April 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5032
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: ScanL_Ch...
Views: 70
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Rear left view
21: Rear left view

Taken: 13 April 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5033
Added: 1 June 2011
Filename: ScanRL_C...
Views: 81
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1965

Rear right view, in grounds of Delfzijl war museum
22: Rear right view, in grounds of Delfzijl war museum

Taken: 1965
Contributor: Oud Delfzijl
Photo ID: 5086
Added: 2 June 2011
Filename: Oorlogsm...
Views: 161
Select/Has Priority: 22/0