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UNIQUE ID 2382: M578 ARMOURED RECOVERY VEHICLE

Military Museum of Southern New England, Danbury, USA

(Location: External Storage Area)


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Unique ID: 2382
Added to Database: 22 August 2012
Last Edited: 27 August 2012
Type (ID): M578 (1958)
Model (ID): M578 (1958)
Location Category (ID): Military Museum of Southern New England (56000)
Location (ID): External Storage Area (56004)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “US ARMY” painted on hull sides. White stars painted on hull sides and nose. Previously painted overall desert sand.
Collection Reference: Exhibit 23.
Links: Danbury.org
Maloney Gallery
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Bowen-McLaughlin York (BMY), York, York County, Pennsylvania, USA (Manufacturer)
2: Danbury Railway Yard – Connecticut, USA (Staging point May 1996)
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 Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In USA publication:

This M578, along with the Danbury museum’s M110 SP howitzer and an M114 155mm howitzer, was delivered by the Housatonic Railroad to the yard at the Danbury Railway Museum on 8 May 1996. When it arrived it was in desert colours. (Source: Danbury.org).


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August 2008

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8590
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020203...
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Upper front left view
2: Upper front left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8591
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020196...
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Upper front view
3: Upper front view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8592
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020198...
Views: 38
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8593
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020069...
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Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8594
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010946...
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Front right view
6: Front right view

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8595
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1010947...
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Close-up
7: Close-up

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8596
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020205...
Views: 41
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Close-up
8: Close-up

Taken: 16 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8597
Added: 25 August 2012
Filename: P1020200...
Views: 52
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