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UNIQUE ID 2045: M103A2 HEAVY TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: Cold War - Tamiya Hall)


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Unique ID: 2045
Added to Database: 8 January 2012
Last Edited: 24 March 2012
Type (ID): M103 (1870)
Model (ID): M103A2 (1873)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): Cold War - Tamiya Hall (3012)
Serial Number:
Registration: USMC registration painted on side stowage boxes.
Name:
Other Identification: “A12” painted on right turret side. Red diamond painted on glacis.
Collection Reference: E1997.152. (Accession 1997, Entry 1997.152).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Chrysler Corporation Newark Assembly Plant, Newark, New Castle County, Delaware, USA (Sole manufacturer of base M103 1953-4)
2: Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, Bowie County, Texas, USA (Sole organisation for upgrade from M103A1 to M103A2 1962-8)
3: The Tank Museum - Reserve Collection, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Dates unknown)
4: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)


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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This M103 took part in the Battle Day on 26 July 1997. It was on display in the Tamiya Hall for some years and has returned there from storage or the workshops.


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March 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 9 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7184
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58311247...
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 9 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7185
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58311193...
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 9 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 7186
Added: 24 March 2012
Filename: 58311313...
Views: 145
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