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Help/Pics Needed - Camp Roberts, CA
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Neil_Baumgardner
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 12:07 pm
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Starting over with different threads of specific vehicles for the USA AFV Register. Pics needed & additional info welcome:

Camp Roberts Historical Museum and Museum Annex
M3 Half-Track USA std
M8 Greyhound USA std
T-34/85 SOV/CSK std? Owned by reenactor group

Target Range 1
M3 Stuart USA wre Range hulk
M4A1 Sherman USA wre Range hulk
M5A1 Stuart USA wre Range hulk

Near I-5
M110 USA out
M110 USA out

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 1:38 pm
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Neil, Found a photo of the two M110A2's. I think Camp Roberts is on US 101 and not I-5.

CAMP ROBERTS M110A2s

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 1:45 pm
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Good find & catch Mark - thanks!

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 2:30 pm
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Neil

I have about 26 pictures of some of Camp Roberts stuff.
The pictures I have are;
M2 or early M3 Stuart Hulks (range targets)
Museums Halftrack M3
Museums M8
Some of the static tanks outside museum annex.

Dont have pictures handy for the M4 Shermans
Dont have pictures handy of the LVT

The M5 Stuart hulks have been removed, unconfirmed rumor is they are being used by the ARMY Engineers as vehicles for recovering vehicles practice.

How big of a jpg file can I send you,,, per email ????

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 2:41 pm
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tankhatch,
Would be very interested.

I already have pics of the following:
M7B2 Priest USA out Painted RN 40172512
M41 Walker Bulldog USA out SN 646?
M47 Patton USA/ITA out SN 8680; former range target
M48A1 Patton USA out SN 1129
M59 USA out
M114 USA out RN 12Z724
OT-810 DEU/CSK std “Thor;” owned by reenactor group
XM723 T-BAT-II MICV USA out Identified as “Bradley Prototype”

Feel free to e-mail me at baumgar _at_ hotmail.com.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 4:01 pm
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Just a quick note about the Camp Roberts tank hulks;

There is nothing left to scavage from them and possible UXB's are under what left.

Camp Roberts is also a active California National Guard & ARMY training camp.

Permission to enter and go anywhere else except to the museums, requires written permissions. (PITA)

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Can anyone identify the exact model of these M2 remains?



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Looks like a single turret. M2A4? Confused

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 12:00 pm
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I didn't see the T-34 there last June but it may have been out with its group. Like some of the other stuff, I'll dig through some of my old pics for it along with the M3 and M8. Give me another week or so.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 6:57 pm
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The wreck looks to be an M3, judging by the turret and the vision slot in the plate beside the BOG. (Tanks are facing right.)

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:04 pm
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Kurt, isnt that a specific, rare type of Stuart turret?

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The M3 wreck turret is the welded octagonal type. There were about 1600 of these made, which makes the second most common. It might be rare among survivors because most of them are M3A1s.

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