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UNIQUE ID 1935: T-26 LIGHT TANK

(Model: Model 1933)

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 1935
Added to Database: 24 December 2011
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): T-26 (3018)
Model (ID): Model 1933 (3020)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number:
Registration: Ps165-8 (Finnish, source: Tank Museum Record).
Name:
Other Identification: Painted with Finnish markings: “84” painted on nose, swastika painted on turret sides, and skull and crossbones painted on superstructure front.
Collection Reference: E1990.63. (Entry 0000.1064).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
Wikipedia – Mannerheim Line
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Factory 174 Voroshilov Zavod, Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg and Novgorod Region, Russia (Primary manufacturer 1933-6)
2: Finnish Karelia, Russia (Mannerheim Line – 1940-1)
3: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (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 Britain publication:

This T-26 was used by Soviet forces in the war against Finland in the winter of 1940/41. It was captured and used by the Finnish Army, in whose markings it is now shown. Later the engine was removed and the tank buried, up to its turret, as part of the fixed defences of the Mannerheim Line, built across the Karelian Isthmus near the border with Russia. As part of the post-war reparations, Finnish Karelia was transferred from Finnish to Russian control.


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March 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7052
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 55967864...
Views: 93
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7053
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 55973581...
Views: 80
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Rear right view
3: Rear right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7054
Added: 20 March 2012
Filename: 55973627...
Views: 65
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October 2008

Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6216
Added: 24 December 2011
Filename: P1040206...
Views: 59
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