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UNIQUE ID 1338: M47 PATTON TANK

(Model: Italian Service)

James H Arnold Military Plaza, Killeen, USA

(Location: Killeen)


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Unique ID: 1338
Added to Database: 13 October 2010
Last Edited: 14 October 2010
Type (ID): M47 Patton (1640)
Model (ID): Italian Service (1645)
Location Category (ID): James H Arnold Military Plaza (93820)
Location (ID): Killeen (93820)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: Cylindrical muzzle break. White star painted on glacis. ORMeC data plate welded on hull rear plate.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer June 1951-November 1953)
2: Officina Riparazione Mezzi Corazzati (ORMeC), Bologna, Province of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (During Italian Army service)
3: James H Arnold Military Plaza, Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA (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 USA publication:

This is an ex-Italian M47, and has an Italian data plate on the hull rear (source: J. Button). This indicates that the tank was maintained by O.R.Me.C. in Bologna.


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2008

Overview
1: Overview

Taken: 2008 (Estimated)
Contributor: Google Street View
Photo ID: 3787
Added: 14 October 2010
Filename: StreetVi...
Views: 64
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September 2006

Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 1 September 2006
Contributor: J. Button
Photo ID: 3788
Added: 14 October 2010
Filename: Front-2_...
Views: 84
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Right view
3: Right view

Taken: 1 September 2006
Contributor: J. Button
Photo ID: 3789
Added: 14 October 2010
Filename: Side_M47...
Views: 77
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Rear right view
4: Rear right view

Taken: 1 September 2006
Contributor: J. Button
Photo ID: 3790
Added: 14 October 2010
Filename: Rearrigh...
Views: 48
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Rear left view
5: Rear left view

Taken: 1 September 2006
Contributor: J. Button
Photo ID: 3791
Added: 14 October 2010
Filename: Rearleft...
Views: 98
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Hull rear plate showing Italian upgrade plate, bottom right
6: Hull rear plate showing Italian upgrade plate, bottom right

Taken: 1 September 2006
Contributor: J. Button
Photo ID: 3792
Added: 14 October 2010
Filename: Rearclos...
Views: 62
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Upgrade plate from ORMeC, Bologna, Italy
7: Upgrade plate from ORMeC, Bologna, Italy

Taken: 1 September 2006
Contributor: J. Button
Photo ID: 3793
Added: 14 October 2010
Filename: Rebuildp...
Views: 52
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Turret close-up
8: Turret close-up

Taken: 1 September 2006
Contributor: J. Button
Photo ID: 3794
Added: 14 October 2010
Filename: Turretcl...
Views: 41
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Turret close-up
9: Turret close-up

Taken: 1 September 2006
Contributor: J. Button
Photo ID: 3795
Added: 14 October 2010
Filename: Turretre...
Views: 82
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