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Les Dunes des Varreville, Varreville, France

(Location: Les Dunes des Varreville)

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Sample Photo from Tank with UniqueID 780

Unique ID: 780
Added to Database: April 2009
Last Edited: April 2009
Type (ID): M4A2 Sherman (1320)
Model (ID): M4A2 (1320)
Location Category (ID): Les Dunes des Varreville (6100)
Location (ID): Les Dunes des Varreville (6100)
Serial Number:
Registration: “420977” (French) painted on nose.
Name: “NORMANDIE” painted on hull sides.
Other Identification: “30” painted on turret sides.
Collection Reference:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: General Motors - Fisher Body Division, Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer)
2: Les Dunes des Varreville, Varreville, Manche, 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 mounted on a concrete plinth. It fought in the 2nd Company of the 1st Squadron of the 12th Régiment de Chasseurs d’Afrique of 2nd Division Blindée. It is missing its bow machine-gun mount.

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Date Unknown

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: Date Unknown
Contributor: J.A. Kelly
Photo ID: 1749
Added: 11 August 2009
Filename: Scan_She...
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