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UNIQUE ID 1714: M6 HIGH SPEED TRACTOR

Liberty Park Oorlogsmuseum, Overloon, The Netherlands

(Location: Marshall Collection Hall)


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Unique ID: 1714
Added to Database: 3 June 2011
Last Edited: 6 June 2011
Type (ID): M6 (1247)
Model (ID): M6 (1247)
Location Category (ID): Liberty Park Oorlogsmuseum (11400)
Location (ID): Marshall Collection Hall (11404)
Serial Number:
Registration: 978136: “U.S.A. 978136” painted on superstructure sides.
Name:
Other Identification: “B 18” painted on front left bumper and right rear hull. “697” painted on left rear hull. “PREPARED BY I.T.D. 1/23/45” and “ANTI-FREEZE INSTALLED” painted on front bumper. White star painted on cab front.
Collection Reference:
Links: HMVF
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, LaPorte, LaPorte County, Indiana, USA (Sole manufacturer 1944-ca late 1940s)
2: Chet Krause Collection, Iola, Waupaca County, Wisconsin, USA (Dates unknown)
3: Marshall Museum / Army Cars, Zwijndrecht, Zwijndrecht Municipality, Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands (Until 2006)
4: Liberty Park Oorlogsmuseum, Overloon, Boxmeer, Noord-Brabant, The Netherlands (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 The Netherlands publication:

This M6 is displayed towing a large howitzer and with a mannequin in the driver’s position. It used to be owned by a collector named Chet Krouse before being acquired by the Marshall museum (source: Scammell4199/HMVF).


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July 2012

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 6 July 2012
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 8387
Added: 2 August 2012
Filename: 76705043...
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 6 July 2012
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 8388
Added: 2 August 2012
Filename: 76705631...
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Rear right view
3: Rear right view

Taken: 6 July 2012
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 8389
Added: 2 August 2012
Filename: 76705320...
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May 2011

Upper front left view
4: Upper front left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5162
Added: 3 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5827...
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Upper front right view
5: Upper front right view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5163
Added: 3 June 2011
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Front view
6: Front view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5164
Added: 3 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5739...
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Front left view
7: Front left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5165
Added: 3 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5738...
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Left view
8: Left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5166
Added: 3 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5737...
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Rear view
9: Rear view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5167
Added: 3 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5735...
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Rear right view
10: Rear right view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5168
Added: 3 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5741...
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Front right view
11: Front right view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5169
Added: 3 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5740...
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Upper rear left view
12: Upper rear left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5170
Added: 3 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5824...
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Overview
13: Overview

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5171
Added: 3 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5734...
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Rear left view
14: Rear left view

Taken: 14 May 2011
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5172
Added: 3 June 2011
Filename: IMG-5736...
Views: 54
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