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Museé Des Blindés, Saumur, France

(Location: Reserve Storage)

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Sample Photo from Tank with UniqueID 899

Unique ID: 899
Added to Database: July 2009
Last Edited: July 2009
Type (ID): M5 Stuart (1040)
Model (ID): M5A1 Stuart (1044)
Location Category (ID): Museé Des Blindés (6200)
Location (ID): Reserve Storage (6290)
Serial Number:
Registration: “211963” (French) painted on hull sides; previously “T17831” (British, unconfirmed).
Other Identification: Cross of Lorraine painted on hull sides.
Collection Reference:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Detroit Tank Arsenal / TACOM, Warren, Macomb County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer November 1942-May 1944)
2: Museé Des Blindés, Saumur, Anjou, Maine-et-Loire, 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 Stuart was received from Bovington Tank Museum with a Saladin armoured car and Saracen APC in exchange for an M24 Chaffee Light Tank, a Panhard EBR 90 armoured car and an AMX-13 VTT APC. It was transported on the British Army LST El Agheila and arrived at Caen on 20 July 1987.

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June 1994

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 15 June 1994
Contributor: J. Vollert Collection
Photo ID: 2023
Added: 6 September 2009
Filename: Scan_M5A...
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