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UNIQUE ID 1127: M4A4 SHERMAN TANK

Caserma Santa Barbara, Milano, Italy

(Location: Storage)


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Unique ID: 1127
Added to Database: December 2009
Last Edited: December 2009
Type (ID): M4A4 Sherman (1332)
Model (ID): M4A4 (1332)
Location Category (ID): Caserma Santa Barbara (5170)
Location (ID): Storage (5172)
Serial Number:
Registration: “RE 108384” painted on transmission cover.
Name:
Other Identification: “OB2417” or similar number welded on to centre of glacis plate. Italian flag painted on front left glacis plate, and Reggimento Artiglieria a Cavallo emblems painted on the hull sides. It is fitted with rubber chevron track.
Collection Reference:
Links: Ferrea Mole
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Sole manufacturer July 1942-September 1943)
2: Caserma Santa Barbara, Milano, Province of Milan, Lombardy, Italy (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Italy publication:

This Sherman was seen and photographed in the barracks in 1990 and again in about 2000; it was missing its bow machine gun mount and main armament, and the aperture for the main armament was plated over. It was in running order (source: M. Viucci). Its current location and status are unknown.


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April 2009

Right view
1: Right view

Taken: 19 April 2009
Contributor: S. Gallotti
Photo ID: 4468
Added: 11 February 2011
Filename: DSCN0500...
Views: 135
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Rear view
2: Rear view

Taken: 19 April 2009
Contributor: S. Gallotti
Photo ID: 4469
Added: 11 February 2011
Filename: DSCN0501...
Views: 121
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Close-up of registration number
3: Close-up of registration number

Taken: 19 April 2009
Contributor: S. Gallotti
Photo ID: 4470
Added: 11 February 2011
Filename: DSCN0503...
Views: 125
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Unit insignia
4: Unit insignia

Taken: 19 April 2009
Contributor: S. Gallotti
Photo ID: 4471
Added: 11 February 2011
Filename: DSCN0502...
Views: 108
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2000

Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 2000 (Estimated)
Contributor: M. Viucci
Photo ID: 2587
Added: 16 January 2010
Filename: Scan_She...
Views: 142
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Front left view
6: Front left view

Taken: 2000 (Estimated)
Contributor: M. Viucci
Photo ID: 2588
Added: 16 January 2010
Filename: Scan_She...
Views: 143
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1990

Front view
7: Front view

Taken: 1990
Contributor: M. Viucci
Photo ID: 2596
Added: 19 January 2010
Filename: Scan_She...
Views: 125
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Front right view
8: Front right view

Taken: 1990
Contributor: M. Viucci
Photo ID: 2597
Added: 19 January 2010
Filename: Scan_She...
Views: 124
Select/Has Priority: 21/0