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UNIQUE ID 914: MODIFIED M4A2 PROTOTYPE

Museé Des Blindés, Saumur, France

(Location: Reserve Storage)


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Unique ID: 914
Added to Database: July 2009
Last Edited: July 2009
Type (ID): French Experimental (1495)
Model (ID): Modified M4A2 (1496)
Location Category (ID): Museé Des Blindés (6200)
Location (ID): Reserve Storage (6290)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name: “CORSE” painted on hull sides.
Other Identification: “125” painted on hull sides.
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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:

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Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In France publication:

This reworked M4A2 was donated by the Bourges Technical Establishment (Etablissement Technique de Bourges, ETBS.). It belonged to the 2ème Division Blindée. It is hoped to return it to running order, in which case it would be the only tank of a French Armoured Division of the Second World War to be running again. It was used after the war as a test-bed for various modernisations, including the installation of a new mantlet and a 75mm CN 75-50 gun. This was part of the development of the M50 Super Sherman which was supplied to Israel and based on the M4A4 T.


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July 1984

Right view
1: Right view

Taken: 24 July 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1643
Added: 21 July 2009
Filename: Scan_She...
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 24 July 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1947
Added: 29 August 2009
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