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UNIQUE ID 2369: M42A1 DUSTER SELF-PROPELLED ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN

Military Museum of Southern New England, Danbury, USA

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID:

2369
Added to Database:
22 August 2012
Last Edited:
27 August 2012
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
M42 Duster (1112)
M42A1 Duster (1113)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Military Museum of Southern New England (56000)
External Display Area (56002)
Serial Number: 2447 (source: USAHAR).
Registration: “OH NG 2-174 A11” stencilled onto top right glacis and top left rear.
Name:
Other Identification: “7962552” stamped into front left headlamp-track guard bracket. Markings barely visible painted on front left and right headlamp mounts. Painted overall in a green, sand and black camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference: Exhibit 8. “EXHIBIT #8” painted on sign on glacis.
Links: Maloney Gallery
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: American Car and Foundry Company, Berwick, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA (Additional manufacturer April 1952-December 1953)
2: Unknown Location – Ohio, USA (National Guard service – dates unknown)
3: Military Museum of Southern New England, Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:


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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:


This M42 is displayed with its engine compartment open. Its markings imply that it served with the Ohio National Guard.


Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

August 2008

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8481
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1010933...
Views: 45
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8482
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1010930...
Views: 51
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8483
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1010931...
Views: 46
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Right view
4: Right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8484
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1010932...
Views: 36
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Right view
5: Right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8485
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1020061...
Views: 40
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Rear left view
6: Rear left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8486
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1020062...
Views: 42
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Turret close-up
7: Turret close-up

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8487
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1020066...
Views: 51
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Upper rear right view
8: Upper rear right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8488
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1020190...
Views: 45
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Engine compartment
9: Engine compartment

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8489
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1020063...
Views: 45
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Hull top and turret mounting
10: Hull top and turret mounting

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8490
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1020065...
Views: 44
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Painted marking
11: Painted marking

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8491
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1020059...
Views: 46
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Painted marking
12: Painted marking

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8492
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1020064...
Views: 42
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Left headlamp mount
13: Left headlamp mount

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8493
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1020060...
Views: 41
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Stamped marking
14: Stamped marking

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8494
Added: 24 August 2012
Filename: P1020187...
Views: 36
Select/Has Priority: 21/0