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US troops training with M2 light tanks, Fort Knox, Kentucky, United States, Jun 1942

Caption   US troops training with M2 light tanks, Fort Knox, Kentucky, United States, Jun 1942 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Library of Congress
Identification Code   LC-USE6-D-007941
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 2 May 2010
Licensing  Public Domain



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1. Elliott says:
26 Oct 2012 08:28:57 AM

Found 2 molded tanks with rotating turrets approx 5-6 inches long that I am told were used for training during WWII. One says Fort Knox on the bottom, the other says only M2. Trying to find out something about these and whether others may be available.
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
28 Apr 2015 06:27:58 PM

WEAPONS DETAIL AND (PM) PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

Its the same in any army keep those vehicle's and weapons clean! Along with weapons detail, service you vehicle, it was called preventive maintenance
even had a book (TM) Technical Manual to go by.

Maintaining equipment in operating order and replacement spare-parts when resources were available, if not the GI improvised...to those (NFG's) New Freaking Guy's tell the Sarge, we need a can of muzzle blast grease...

PS: no such thing, just GI humor that was passed on...

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