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UNIQUE ID 1927: M5A1 STUART LIGHT TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 1927
Added to Database: 24 December 2011
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): M5 Stuart (1040)
Model (ID): M5A1 Stuart (1044)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number:
Registration: “T271197”.
Name: “HOTHEAD” painted on hull sides
Other Identification: Painted overall in a green, brown and cream camouflage scheme (previously overall green).
Collection Reference: E1949.345. (Accession 34549, Entry 1021).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer November 1942-May 1944)
2: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

The M5A1 was used extensively by the British and US armies and the US Marine Corps; this one was put on the museum books in 1949 and is painted to represent a US Marine Corps tank.


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March 2011

Rear left view
1: Rear left view

Taken: 11 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7028
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57667657...
Views: 178
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7025
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57673042...
Views: 1866
Select/Has Priority: 21/21
    

 

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7026
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57667724...
Views: 123
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7027
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57667543...
Views: 84
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October 2008

Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6159
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030905...
Views: 80
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Front right view
6: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6160
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030906...
Views: 70
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Front view
7: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6161
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030904...
Views: 84
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear left view
8: Rear left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6162
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030902...
Views: 285
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Rear view
9: Rear view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6163
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030903...
Views: 77
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Engine deck
10: Engine deck

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6164
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030910...
Views: 88
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Towing lug - no obvious serial number
11: Towing lug - no obvious serial number

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6165
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030908...
Views: 56
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Vehicle name
12: Vehicle name

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6166
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030907...
Views: 73
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October 1982

Front view
13: Front view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6722
Added: 12 February 2012
Filename: Scan_M5A...
Views: 94
Select/Has Priority: 21/0