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UNIQUE ID 864: M8 HOWITZER MOTOR CARRIAGE

Museé Des Blindés, Saumur, France

(Location: Outside Museum)


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Unique ID: 864
Added to Database: July 2009
Last Edited: July 2009
Type (ID): M8 (1060)
Model (ID): M8 (1062)
Location Category (ID): Museé Des Blindés (6200)
Location (ID): Outside Museum (6202)
Serial Number:
Registration: “520-873” (French) painted on lower glacis.
Name:
Other Identification:
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: USA (Country of origin)
2: Museé Des Blindés, Saumur, Anjou, Maine-et-Loire, France (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In France publication:

This M8 was previously on display at the entrance to the Armour School.

Text in Preserved Tanks In France Update:

It is fitted with rubber block track, and has a thin metal cover over the mantlet.

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

November 1992

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 17 November 1992
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2004
Added: 5 September 2009
Filename: Scan_M8_...
Views: 108
Select/Has Priority: 17/0
    

    

    

July 1984

Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 24 July 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1907
Added: 29 August 2009
Filename: Scan_M8r...
Views: 101
Select/Has Priority: 17/0
    

 

Left view
3: Left view

Taken: 24 July 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1908
Added: 29 August 2009
Filename: Scan_M8r...
Views: 107
Select/Has Priority: 17/0
    



 

Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 24 July 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1909
Added: 29 August 2009
Filename: Scan_M8r...
Views: 108
Select/Has Priority: 17/0
    



Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 24 July 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1910
Added: 29 August 2009
Filename: Scan_M8r...
Views: 102
Select/Has Priority: 17/0
    

    

    



August 1982

Right view
6: Right view

Taken: 1 August 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1904
Added: 29 August 2009
Filename: Scan_M8r...
Views: 95
Select/Has Priority: 17/0
    



 

Front left view
7: Front left view

Taken: 1 August 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1905
Added: 29 August 2009
Filename: Scan_M8r...
Views: 119
Select/Has Priority: 17/0
    



 

Front view
8: Front view

Taken: 1 August 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1906
Added: 29 August 2009
Filename: Scan_M8r...
Views: 102
Select/Has Priority: 17/0