Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Tanker's Tuesday: M47 Patton

The M47 Patton is an American main battle tank, the second tank to be named after General George S. Patton, commander of the U.S. Third Army during World War II and one of the earliest American advocates of tanks in battle. It was a further development of the M46 Patton tank



Bill said...

The star of many WWII movies, usually in German colors! Mostly used for export, an under gunned throw back to WWII ideas with it's bow machine-gun but for all that I've always liked the look of it.

Don M said...

As a kid I thought they were German...)

Joe said...

Yeah they filmed Battle The Bulge
in Spain and used these as Tiger
stand ins.