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Memorial, Alençon, France

(Location: Alençon)

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Sample Photo from Tank with UniqueID 777

Unique ID: 777
Added to Database: April 2009
Last Edited: April 2009
Type (ID): M4A2 Sherman (1320)
Model (ID): M4A2 (1320)
Location Category (ID): Memorial (6090)
Location (ID): Alençon (6090)
Serial Number:
Other Identification:
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: General Motors - Fisher Body Division, Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer)
2: Memorial, Alençon, Orne, Basse-Normandie, France (Current location)

Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In France publication:

This Sherman is displayed on a concrete ramp at the entrance to a French Army barracks. It is heavily rusted, both the tracks are broken and there are two penetration holes in the glacis plate. (Source and photo: M. Viucci). A plaque in front, translated, reads “To our comrades who died for the liberation of the town of Alençon”.

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Date Unknown

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: M. Viucci
Photo ID: 1743
Added: 11 August 2009
Filename: Scan_She...
Views: 152
Select/Has Priority: 4/0


Front view
2: Front view

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: M. Viucci
Photo ID: 1744
Added: 11 August 2009
Filename: Scan_She...
Views: 128
Select/Has Priority: 17/0