One of a kind/one of few Sherman survivors question.
- Hello all, a question related to my ongoing development of the USA AFV
Register - what are the "one of a kind," "one of a few," or otherwise
rare Shermans that are out there?
Just three surviving CWS-POA-H5s right?: 29 Palms, Fort Leonard Wood,
Is APG's M4A1(75) Sherman Calliope the only surviving Sherman Calliope?
And of course the age-old-question, how many surviving DD Shermans are
How many surviving M4A3E2 Jumbos? They all seem to be called Cobra King
Similarly, any other rate M3s other than SN 2 in Newark DE and the M3A4
at the VMMV.
And possibly off-topic for this group, any other surviving M2 mediums
other than SN 2, RN 30445 at APG and the M2A1 at Knox (SN/RN?)?
The E13-13 flamethrower Sherman based on a small hatch M4A1 with hull
reinforcements and the final version low bustle turret with loaders hatch,
pistol port and cheek reinforcement was last seen at Fort Benjamin Harrison.
(Page 412, Hunnicutt)
It was standing by itself on a concrete pad near the Adjutant General
The Fort has been civilianized and I have never been able to find where
the tank went, if anywhere.
Any members in the Indianapolis area might be able to poke around there
and see if the tanks were turned over also. IIRC there were also a M3 and a
M5 Stuart in the park across from the Bean Building (appropriately named for
the Finance Corps HQ.)
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