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UNIQUE ID 776: M4A2 SHERMAN TANK

Carrefour de la Croix Médavy, Forêt d'Écouves, France

(Location: Forêt d'Écouves)


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Unique ID: 776
Added to Database: April 2009
Last Edited: April 2009
Type (ID): M4A2 Sherman (1320)
Model (ID): M4A2 (1320)
Location Category (ID): Carrefour de la Croix Médavy (6087)
Location (ID): Forêt d'Écouves (6087)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name: “VALOIS” painted on hull sides.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: General Motors - Fisher Body Division, Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer)
2: Carrefour de la Croix Médavy, Forêt d'Écouves, Orne, Basse-Normandie, France (Current location)


This M4A2 is located at the Carrefour de la Croix Médavy in the Forêt d’Écouves, 14km north of Alençon. It belonged to the French Leclerc 2ème Division Blindée and was disabled on 13 August 1944 (source: Sherman Register). It is now displayed on a stone ramp in a fenced enclosure.

Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

August 2007

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 21 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1734
Added: 10 August 2009
Filename: 49CNV14_...
Views: 110
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Left view
2: Left view

Taken: 21 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1735
Added: 10 August 2009
Filename: 49CNV15_...
Views: 82
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Front right view
3: Front right view

Taken: 21 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1736
Added: 10 August 2009
Filename: 49CNV16_...
Views: 91
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Right view
4: Right view

Taken: 21 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1737
Added: 10 August 2009
Filename: 49CNV17_...
Views: 85
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Rear right view
5: Rear right view

Taken: 21 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1738
Added: 10 August 2009
Filename: 49CNV18_...
Views: 93
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Plaque
6: Plaque

Taken: 21 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1739
Added: 10 August 2009
Filename: 49CNV19_...
Views: 91
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Front view
7: Front view

Taken: 21 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1740
Added: 10 August 2009
Filename: 49CNV21_...
Views: 94
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Penetrations highlighted
8: Penetrations highlighted

Taken: 21 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1741
Added: 10 August 2009
Filename: 49CNV21_...
Views: 97
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Transmission casting
9: Transmission casting

Taken: 21 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1742
Added: 10 August 2009
Filename: 49CNV24_...
Views: 97
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1990

Front left view (scan from printout, original photograph misplaced)
10: Front left view (scan from printout, original photograph...

Taken: 1990 (Estimated)
Contributor: H. Spoelstra
Photo ID: 1746
Added: 11 August 2009
Filename: Scan_She...
Views: 105
Select/Has Priority: 17/0