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8124Re: [G104] Betio Tarawa USMC Sherman

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  • BSteinIPMS@aol.com
    Nov 7, 2008
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      The reason the photo didn't come through is that yahoogroups software routinely strips off all attachments. Your best bet is to post the photo in a folder on the G104 group.



      --Bob


      -----Original Message-----
      From: Matt Holly <matthollymarshalls@...>
      To: G104@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Fri, 7 Nov 2008 1:19 am
      Subject: Re: [G104] Betio Tarawa USMC Sherman







      Your rumor is correct.? They dug around the tank, but hell, it is a 32 ton tank!!? Since the price of scrap steel dropped to 50 a ton IN AUSTRALIA, and it costs about 50 a ton to ship it there, I dont think the Betio Sherman will move soon.
      Matt? Photo credit to Stan Gadja, Ponape?

      --- On Thu, 11/6/08, Jonathan Stevens <Jonathan.E.Stevens@...> wrote:

      From: Jonathan Stevens <Jonathan.E.Stevens@...>
      Subject: Re: [G104] Betio Tarawa USMC Sherman
      To: G104@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Thursday, November 6, 2008, 7:56 PM

      Matt,

      Your picture did not come through. By the way, rumor has it that a Chinese scrap metal dealer attempted to remove this tank recently but failed fortunately.

      Jon
      http://tarawaonthew eb.org

      >>> Matt Holly <matthollymarshalls@ yahoo.com> 11/6/2008 7:23 PM >>>
      Hey guys, here is the photo of the only USMC Sherman visable at Betio, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands taken early 2008. Matt Holly

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