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UNIQUE ID 1929: M24 CHAFFEE LIGHT TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 1929
Added to Database: 24 December 2011
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): M24 Chaffee (1075)
Model (ID): M24 Chaffee (1075)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number: Some numbers are visible stamped into the front left superstructure but are too heavily painted over to be deciphered.
Registration: T330533: “T330533” painted on side stowage boxes.
Name: “TRIGGER HAPPY” painted on turret sides.
Other Identification: 7th Armoured Division markings painted on nose and rear hull. Yellow diamond markings painted on turret sides.
Collection Reference: E1951.31. (Accession 3151).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Massey-Harris Company, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA (Secondary manufacturer July 1944-June 1945)
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:

This M24 was put on the museum books in 1951. It has its transmission cover on the glacis plate removed to display the controlled differential steering mechanism, and its engine cover lifted to display the engine (both covers have been replaced with Perspex sheets).


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March 2011

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 11 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7039
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57677640...
Views: 81
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Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 11 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7040
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57677792...
Views: 73
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7036
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57677973...
Views: 69
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Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7037
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57683155...
Views: 78
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Left view
5: Left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7038
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 57683312...
Views: 46
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October 2008

Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6172
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030954...
Views: 71
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Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6173
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030962...
Views: 72
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Front view
8: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6174
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030952...
Views: 66
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Left view
9: Left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6175
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030956...
Views: 50
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear left view
10: Rear left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6176
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030957...
Views: 97
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Rear view
11: Rear view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6177
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030958...
Views: 52
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Rear right view
12: Rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6178
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030961...
Views: 102
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Engine
13: Engine

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6179
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030960...
Views: 49
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Transmission
14: Transmission

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6180
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030953...
Views: 51
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Markings stamped into front hull
15: Markings stamped into front hull

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6181
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1030955...
Views: 57
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October 1982

Front right view
16: Front right view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6724
Added: 12 February 2012
Filename: Scan_M24...
Views: 60
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