5306RE: [G104] Re: More on Kuwait Tank
- Dec 1, 2004It's now in the back corner of the motor pool on the camp here.
Will try for fresh pix tomorrow.
>From: "WhiteWolf" <whitewolf_mcbride@...>
>Subject: [G104] Re: More on Kuwait Tank
>Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2004 04:14:56 -0000
>--- "Hanno Spoelstra" <HL.Spoelstra@i...> wrote:
> > --- "Russell Baggerly" <rebaggs@h...> wrote:
> >> Not sure about photo section not working.
> >> I checked the link you provided, about 4th ID
> >> capture, and that ain't this one. I sent two
> >> digitals to Hanno way back when someone first
> >> made me aware of a Sherman sitting out in the
> >> Kuwait Desert.
> >> Think he posted those to that rollup page of
> >> pictures that is listed by country. This one
> >> is tan, lacks it's left tread, and has a blast
> >> mark on the RR of the turret.
> >> Anyway, the same tank showed up here just the
> >> other day, and now it's gone. I've got a guy
> >> looking in port for it.
> > Russ,
> > I posted your (and other�s) pictures:
> > Photos / M4A3(105) HVSS in Iraq
> > Please let us know if you are able to retrace
> > this Sherman.
>Um, Hanno, Image 6 ain't the same tank. Biggest
>difference: #6 is an VVSS unit, the other ones
>are all HVSS.
>#1 & #2 are the first shots, showing the single
>airborne? penetrator of the turret, with left
>track off and one right roadwheel off.
>#3, #4 & #5 show a later images of the same tank,
>but track & roadwheel have been removed, and the
>tank is marked "Keep off, R/C" (recover?)
>But considering the probable source, the two are
>~very~ similar otherwise...
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