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M47 (SN 0969)
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:18 pm
Post subject: M47 (SN 0969)

This is one of the 21 April arrivals. Transferred from the 100th Division HQ at Bowman Field, Louisville, KY

The SN is 0969 which is stamped on the front eyelets




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PostPosted: Sat Apr 23, 2011 6:37 am
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Looks like one of the Italian rebuild tags on the back.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:44 pm
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Don,

There is also an M47 sitting in front of Boudinot now. I just noticed it today as I drove past there. Maybe this is also a Louisville tank?

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2011 5:58 am
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Geoff

I have gotten confirmation that the 2nd M47 you mentioned, was also transferred from the 100th Division at Bowman Field.

On my next visit to post, I'll see about getting some updated shots and information.

Good catch

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:20 am
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Don

Joe_D had this one as SN 6960 Wink (see com-central.net/index....uisville).
Just a point of view but witch one is correct??

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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2011 1:07 pm
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Michel,

My reasoning that she's 6960 is because the 3 digit M47's I've seen did not have a Zero preceding it. Also, All M47's I've documented the numbers were read from the left side of the hull looking towards the Bow MG.

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Heres a shot of the tow eyelet.



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PostPosted: Sun May 08, 2011 12:10 am
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Mines different Wink

6960

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