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M32 tank recovery vehicles - survivors
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 6:41 pm
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hello,

this is the first draft of the M32 tank recovery vehicles register :
http://the.shadock.free.fr/Surviving_M32_TRV.pdf

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:08 pm
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The Holy Grail would be to find out what happened to any of the of the USMC M32B2. There was a tantalizing picture on eBay a few year back that I lost a bid on (and I bidded very high for this pic) that looked to be a large hatch M32B2 with E8 suspension taken post-war. The obvious conclusion would be that it was a T14E1 except for the boom feet supports which were welded to the hull at an angle like the large hatch M32B2 and not vertical like the T14E1. Whoever won the bid (and it was only him and I bidding) paid a pretty price for it so I don't think it was a casual collector but knew what he was biding on. The picture has never surfaced since then.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 8:13 pm
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I don't think there is any survivor based on an M4A2, infortunately.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 2:53 am
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I was at the Wright Museum a few years back and I was in their storage barn, I did not see a M32. Other than that it looks good.
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Silvio, thanks for the info.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:52 pm
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I can call them in ask for you, I will try on Monday.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2016 10:15 am
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Hi,

M32s in Ayub National Park, Rawalpindi, Pakistan are missing

www.newzulu.com/en/pho...f=0/143583

www.flickr.com/photos/...848653978/

and M32 in Museo Memoriale della Libertà, Bologna (Italy) is a B3 not a B1.

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 07, 2016 7:10 pm
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The Holy Grail would be to find out what happened to any of the of the USMC M32B2


here is an M32 or M32B2, this is possibly an M4A2 hull :

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Out of curiosity, how can you tell it is a M4A2? Also note, on the front of the hull on the hatch thing the protrudes off the hull it says M32BII (Aka M32B2.
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the way the front hull is constructed, you can tell it's not an M4A3. So it's either an M4; or an M4A2. The red lines indicate the welds.

This is an M4 / M4A2 front glacis :

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M4A3 and M4A4 front glacis :


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Thanks.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 3:06 pm
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The Holy Grail would be to find out what happened to any of the of the USMC M32B2


here is an M32 or M32B2, this is possibly an M4A2 hull :

That one is a Pakistani converted M32. There is also a picture floating around of a Greek converted M32 based on a M4A4 hull.
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