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US Tank discovered in France
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:55 pm
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www.telegraph.co.uk/ne...rance.html

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I hope it finds it's way to a museum. Mr. Green

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 4:58 am
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I'd like to see it as a memorial in the town square - I always find those much more interesting myself. It's amazing what keeps turning up so many years after the war.

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Why can't I find something like that in my yard Evil or Very Mad ???

Oh yeah, last war fought in my area was the Civil War Rolling Eyes .

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- Joe_D
Why can't I find something like that in my yard Evil or Very Mad ???

Oh yeah, last war fought in my area was the Civil War Rolling Eyes .

Joe D


BUT then,....once realignment is complete, perhaps some searching can be done for many rumored 'lost vehicles' of historical significance??

I have a few suspensions for possible target 'search' areas,.....could be fun. Wanna join me? Mr. Green

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 4:16 pm
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Don,

Sounds like fun. Nothing like wandering around in the woods looking for tanks. I have found some very, very cool stuff over the years. BTW, did you make a buckle out of that RR Data plate yet???

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 8:59 am
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According to an article in French on Yahoo.fr, this tank will be given to a militay-vehicles-related association to be restored and then put on display at the "former soldiers museum" (kind of American Legion museum but for French soldiers) which will be set up in some months or years in Chartres.. I'll try to know more about it !!



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Was there a turret with it?

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no idea.. it seems that there was no turret, but maybe it was recovered later after the photos were taken.. anyway I want to learn more about this tank.. let me few days to try to get more info.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2008 8:14 pm
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If this tank is from the 31st Tank Battalion, 7th Armoured Division then it might be from Company 'D'....which according to this link was Light Tanks...

7tharmddiv.org/31tank.htm
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