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Sherman 'Flame' tank recovered
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 3:34 pm
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Found these photos on the Texas Military Museums newsletter.



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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 4:54 pm
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Hi Dontos! Hi Folks!

That looks a H5 flame thower with a 75mm main gun! A rare vehicle!

Hope it is headed to a good home.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 19, 2006 5:05 am
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Especially VVSS!


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Don, do you have a link to the newsletter? I cant quite find it...

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Don, do you have a link to the newsletter? I cant quite find it...

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Here you go Neil...

Texas Military Museum Newsletter

As for the Tank, I've been told that the restoration is supposed to be done by one of the maintenance units. I assume it is currently in the 'works'.

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Thanks. Now I see why you stumbled upon this bit of news Wink

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Thanks. Now I see why you stumbled upon this bit of news Wink

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Yeah, his eye was caught by customizing tips for the F350 Pickup. Wink
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Thanks. Now I see why you stumbled upon this bit of news Wink

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Yeah, his eye was caught by customizing tips for the F350 Pickup. Wink


Sorry Doug, not a 'Found On the Road, Dead' fan....

... you might look deeper in the newsletter.... Rolling Eyes


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Hey, hey, no need for any of that now!



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Neil joins me on the "First On Race Day" team. Wink
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Neil joins me on the "First On Race Day" team. Wink


cough....cough...cough....

owned:
70 Nova
70 Suburban
69 Firebird
82 Audi
84 S10 Blazer
91 Z71 Pick up
98 Astro Van
86 Lincoln Mk VIII

Currently:
02 Chevy Malibu
98 Dodge Stratus
78 Ford F250
M50A1 Ontos (of sorts...) Mr. Green


ANYWAY!!!!

(...don't get me going,....I'm a bit easily distracted... Mr. Green )

The Flame tank seems to be in good hands. Perhaps to be displayed in the New USMC Museum??

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