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Fort Jackson SC Armor - Flamethrower Sherman, M41, M46, M5..
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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2007 8:10 pm
Post subject: Fort Jackson SC Armor - Flamethrower Sherman, M41, M46, M5..

First off the M4A1E13 Sherman flamethrower

Couldnt find a serial number, except where someone else had tried to find one by scraping the paint off a rear tow lug LOL Wink











Here's the story behind the tank - its not quite the only one of its kind, there's another M4A1E13 in the LST Building at Fot Knox.



And a pic of the Jackson T30 for good measure



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M41 Walker Bulldog





M84 mortar carrier - for Jeff



Scout Car



M114 Lingle







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M46 Patton







Its story



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M5 Stuart







Its story



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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2007 8:59 pm
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I also have some pics of modern & WWII reenactor vehicles from the open house today (it was Armed Forces day around the country today). I'll try to post tomorrow.

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PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2007 12:45 pm
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at Fort Benjamin Harrison before going south.......anyone know where the other M4A3 from Indy went?


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I stopped by Camden Military Academy on my way back to find an empty pad where the M60 apparently used to be. I was told that a few years ago the board of trustees - of the Camden MILITARY Academy - decided it was "too military" and gave it back to the SC ARNG.

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Here's some pics from the Fort Jackson Armed Forces Day open house yesterday.

M1117 ASV













Privately owned M3A1 Scout Car



This M3A1 Scout Car & M3A1 Half-Track are owned by the Celebrate Freedom Foundation / Palmetto Cavalry in Columbia - I've added them to the register for the next update.









I hadnt seen this before Wink



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Hi Neil! Hi Folks!

Thanks for the great pictures!
- Neil_Baumgardner

M114 Lingle


Nice looking 'Lingle'! Looks like it is not missing anything off the outside. Wonder how bad the inside looks?
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Hi Folks!

- Neil_Baumgardner
Here's some pics from the Fort Jackson Armed Forces Day open house yesterday.
M1117 ASV



For all you CIA guys, check out the three black vents below the red switchs. Anyone care to guess what that is? (Note: if you saw the Gunny on Mail Call, you can not answer!)
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Is that an Air conditioner? Shocked

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I've discovered/realized that M46s are relatively rare - just five in the US:

Fort Dix, NJ
Fort Jackson, SC
Fort Knox, KY
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Northlake, IL

There used to be another on in Etters PA, current status/location unknown...

Here's another of the Fort Jackson example (SN 1169 - a pretty high number actually).



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I always have great difficulty telling the difference between the M46 & M46A1.....

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No clue here either...

BTW, I got a request for more pics of the flamethrower Sherman - so here they are















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Neil we will make a rivet-counter out of you yet...just remember next time your taking images of a vehicle '50 images minimum & photograph every single detail' Just keep repeating it constantly Wink

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