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UNIQUE ID 982: M4A1 SHERMAN TANK

Musée Memorial, Bayeux, France

(Location: External Display Area)


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Unique ID: 982
Added to Database: August 2009
Last Edited: August 2009
Type (ID): M4A1 Sherman (1310)
Model (ID): M4A1 (1310)
Location Category (ID): Musée Memorial (6040)
Location (ID): External Display Area (6041)
Serial Number:
Registration: “USA 32221065” painted on hull sides.
Name:
Other Identification: “2∆67∆” and “D-11” painted on front and rear, Allied stars painted on hull and turret sides.
Collection Reference:
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Pressed Steel Car Company, Hegewisch, Chicago, Illinois, USA (Primary manufacturer)
2: Musée Memorial, Bayeux, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France (Current location)


This Sherman is fitted with fake coaxial and hull machine-guns, and since the first edition a low hedge has been grown around the ramp on which it is mounted. It is fitted with ‘duckbill’ extended-end connectors on both tracks.
A plaque on the ramp states:

OFFERT EN L’HONNEUR DES SACRIFICES PASSÉS
QUI ONT REDONNÉ ESPOIR EN L’AVENIR
M4A1 SHERMAN TANK
GIVEN TO HONOR THE SACRIFICES OF THE PAST
THAT HAVE PROVIDED HOPE FOR THE FUTURE
PRESENTED BY H.Q. VII CORPS US. ARMY

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August 2007

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 29 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1670
Added: 9 August 2009
Filename: 56CNV22_...
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Left view
2: Left view

Taken: 29 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1671
Added: 9 August 2009
Filename: 56CNV23_...
Views: 112
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Rear left view
3: Rear left view

Taken: 29 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1672
Added: 9 August 2009
Filename: 56CNV24_...
Views: 109
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Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 29 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1673
Added: 9 August 2009
Filename: 56CNV18_...
Views: 100
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Right view
5: Right view

Taken: 29 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1674
Added: 9 August 2009
Filename: 56CNV19_...
Views: 124
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Plaque
6: Plaque

Taken: 29 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1675
Added: 9 August 2009
Filename: 56CNV21_...
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1992

Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 1992 (Estimated)
Contributor: M. Boyden
Photo ID: 1757
Added: 12 August 2009
Filename: Scan_She...
Views: 102
Select/Has Priority: 17/0