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UNIQUE ID 804: M48A1 TANK

Panzermuseum, Thun, Switzerland

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 804
Added to Database: June 2009
Last Edited: 28 May 2012
Type (ID): M48 Patton (1660)
Model (ID): M48A1 (1664)
Location Category (ID): Panzermuseum (17100)
Location (ID): External Display Area (17100)
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Location History:
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1: Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant, Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA (Primary manufacturer from April 1952)
2: Unknown Location, Germany (Dates unknown)
3: Panzermuseum, Thun, Bern, Switzerland (Current location)


This Patton is fitted with German-style smoke grenade dischargers on the front turret sides. It is an ex-Bundeswehr tank (source: M. Foti). Germany was supplied with some two hundred M48A1s but made more extensive use of the M48A2 and M48A2C versions.

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May 2009

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 19 May 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1361
Added: 7 June 2009
Filename: Dig_M48A...
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Left view
2: Left view

Taken: 19 May 2009
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 1362
Added: 7 June 2009
Filename: Dig_M48A...
Views: 116
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April 1984

Left view
3: Left view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1358
Added: 7 June 2009
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 97
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Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1359
Added: 7 June 2009
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 103
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 27 April 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1360
Added: 7 June 2009
Filename: Scan_M48...
Views: 111
Select/Has Priority: 21/0