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Help/Pics Needed - Former Quantico Marine-Air Ground Museum
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 26, 2010 4:23 pm
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Ontos www.flickr.com/photos/...291614410/

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Thanks Mark,
But that's the new museum - which displays a small portion of what the old one had. Here's what I already have:

LVT1 USA ind Leatherneck Gallery; 1 of 2 surv.

LVT3%20 USA ind Korea%20Gallery;%201%20of%207%20LVT3s%20in%20the%20US M3A1%20Stuart%20%20 USA ind SN%209952;%20WWII%20Gallery M4A3(75)%20Sherman%20 USA%20 ind WWII%20Gallery;%20SN%201593%20 M26%20Pershing%20 USA ind Korea%20Gallery;%20USMC%20RN%20118041 M50A1%20Ontos%20 USA ind Vietnam%20Gallery%20

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Looks like you got everything that I've found. Confused

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Yeah, what I do have from the old museum is the following:

M3 Half-Track GMC USA std? One of four surviving examples
web.archive.org/web/20...375gmc.htm

Type%204%20Ho-Ro%20 JPN std Captured%20on%20Okinawa web.archive.org/web/20...unpage.htm

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I also just found the following for the King armored car (you can also just see the Roebling Alligator 3 in the background of one pic)

www.wwi-models.org/Pho...index.html



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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:21 am
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How about something from ... the late 70s!? From genuine Kodak paper... ah the good old days when the hatch on the T34/85 was open for viewing.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 12:37 pm
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Neil,
I have some prints of the T-62M, T-69 Command Tank, BMP-1, T-72, and M60A1 that I took back in '92 or '93. Would scans of them work for you?

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Chris,
That would be great!

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BTW, do you think this is the same Type 69?



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

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- Neil_Baumgardner
BTW, do you think this is the same Type 69?



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

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I really don't know. We can compare it with the one in my pic.

I'll scan and post the pics later tonight under a new thread so this one doesn't get too backed up.

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Neil, it's done - the Marine Aviation Museum vehicles are now in the PreservedTanks database:

Marine Corps Aviation Museum

Each tank gets its own entry, but if you're also interested in the other vehicles (LVTP-5, HMAs, etc.) then look through the location photos. (Note I've given it the new name just to save me trouble later when I update it).

I hope it's what you needed.


Supertsar - is there any chance I could add your photo's? It would be great to show the vehicles in earlier times.

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Many thanks Trevor, superstar, and Chris!

FYI, I am still looking for the following from this museum:

LVT4 USA std?
M2A3 light tank USA std? SN 312?, RN 30433
(Transferred from the U.S. Army Ordnance Museum at Aberdeen Proving Ground to the Marine Air-Ground Museum in 1961. One of four surviving M2 light tanks)
M3A1 Scout Car USA std?
M29 Weasel USA std?
Roebling Alligator 3 USA std?

Little surprised no one had pics of the King armored car? (besides the link I found) or the Roebling Alligator?

And can anyone identify the designation for this marginal terrain vehicle?

preservedtanks.com/Ima...hotoID=200

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 3:10 pm
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I'm going to guess one of the XM579 MTV's - 7 Prototypes Made - 2 Surviving

Here is the other one:



www.com-central.net/in...amp;t=2874

www.almc.army.mil/alog...6_69so.pdf

Design is referenced in the amphibious vehicles book that I previously posted.
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Its close, but this appears to be the second XM759

preservedtanks.com/Ima...hotoID=200

I'm guessing the other one is an earlier prototype model?

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 29, 2010 3:21 pm
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Ah, I didn't realize that they were different ones (wasn't looking close enough). I'm going to guess that it is an earlier prototype. I was always under the impression that there were two surviving prototypes including the one at the Mechanized Museum but I had never even seen pictures of the ones that were rumored to have been at Quantico until now. So make that three surviving examples unless someone knows otherwise?

The funkier looking one definitely could be an earlier prototype, judging by the windshield shape on it compared to the one in these drawings.

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