M2A3 light tank on parade during the Army Day Parade, Washington, DC, United States, 6 Apr 1939

Caption   M2A3 light tank on parade during the Army Day Parade, Washington, DC, United States, 6 Apr 1939 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Library of Congress
Identification Code   LC-DIG-hec-26434
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 22 Apr 2010

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1. Willie Smith says:
18 Nov 2012 11:09:50 AM

I am almost certain that the light tank being used by General Patton during his pioneer armored maneuvers in Tennessee was an M2 light tank variant of some type, but I cannot identify it. It had a SINGLE turret with TWO machine guns. This seems to be the same tank he was using when Time Magazine photographed him for their July 7, 1941 issue. I can't get any response from the Patton Museum in Fort Knox concerning Patton's command tank in Manchester, TN in 1941, which really is frustrating. I hope you can help! Thanks!

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