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Quantico M60A1, T-72, BMP-1, T-62 & T-69 circa 1992
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:03 am
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That M60A1 was the first tank in Kuwait City during Desert Storm IIRC.

Hopefully she'll be displayed like the others in the future.

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T-72


Interesting - its looks like one of the pre-production versions of the Asad Babyl - there were probably only three of these made...

T-69 Command(2 pics of it from different angles)

Type 69-IIB

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 11:49 am
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T-72


Interesting - its looks like one of the pre-production versions of the Asad Babyl - there were probably only three of these made...


I'll post a head-on shot of it later tonight to show more details

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T-72


Interesting - its looks like one of the pre-production versions of the Asad Babyl - there were probably only three of these made...

T-69 Command(2 pics of it from different angles)

Type 69-IIB


This one at Quantico seems to be in better condition, not the same one?

www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=3050



www.hmdb.org/PhotoFull...otoID=8654

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T-72


Interesting - its looks like one of the pre-production versions of the Asad Babyl - there were probably only three of these made...

T-69 Command(2 pics of it from different angles)

Type 69-IIB


This one at Quantico seems to be in better condition, not the same one?

www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=3050



www.hmdb.org/PhotoFull...otoID=8654

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I seriously doubt they are the same tank.

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Chris

I forwarded your photo of the M60A1 to 'an informed source' on USMC tanks and this was his response:

She is Geneses II, C company's HQ tank commanded by Capt Ed Dunlap, 3rd Tank Battalion, pulled from the MPF at Diego Garcia, 1990. I know her personally and smoked many a cigar with Ed on her back deck during Desert Shield & Storm


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:29 pm
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Chris

I forwarded your photo of the M60A1 to 'an informed source' on USMC tanks and this was his response:

She is Geneses II, C company's HQ tank commanded by Capt Ed Dunlap, 3rd Tank Battalion, pulled from the MPF at Diego Garcia, 1990. I know her personally and smoked many a cigar with Ed on her back deck during Desert Shield & Storm


Thought you'd be interested.
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Cool, Don! Thanks for the info!

A couple of more pics of the T-72 for those interested:

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Chris, would you mind if I added these pictures to the Quantico entry on PreservedTanks.com, like I did with SuperTsar's photos? As part of the credit I'll add a link with each photo to toadmanstankpictures.com.

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Chris, would you mind if I added these pictures to the Quantico entry on PreservedTanks.com, like I did with SuperTsar's photos? As part of the credit I'll add a link with each photo to toadmanstankpictures.com.

Hi Trevor,
Sure, no problem!

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Hi Trevor,
Sure, no problem!


Thanks - I'll get to work!

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Done, photo's added:

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I've also added the information provided by Don, Jim and Joe so, guys, let me know if I've got any of it wrong. I try to record everything I can about tanks in the database. I also did some extra research and found out about Tamiya's model of Genesis II, and added a picture of the box art. I'm planning to do a bit more on this collection soon (particularly those now on display inside) - I'll post here when it's done.

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