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M4 Sherman Tank

This is an in-depth look at the M4 Sherman tank. The original propose of this article was to take a look into the history of the M4 Sherman tank located in Tomahawk, WI. However, after researching and contacting the Tomahawk…

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M10 Sherman at Fisher Body Plant 21

During World War II the Allied forces needed a new kind of vehicle that could in essence stop German tanks from pushing through the anti-tank guns. This lead to General Motors ramp up production at the Fisher Body Plant in…

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Germfask MI, M47 Patton

In Germfask Michigan there is a tank on the side of the road.  It is part of a monument in honor of Edward James Doran who served in WWII.  The tank itself is a M47 Patton, which was designed for…

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General Dynamics Land Systems

When wars, national disaster, and other conflicts arise across the globe, who says a person are destined to become a soldier when they could instead become an engineer. Wartime production is equally, if not more important to supporting the U.S.…

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Detroit Arsenal: Birthplace of American Tank Warfare

In order to counter the German’s superior Tigers and Panzers, the U.S. had to roll out many, many more tanks. This was achieved through the massive assembly line known as Detroit Arsenal. Modern warfare is a complex game with hundreds…

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Fisher Body Tank Plant

In Grand Blanc Michigan the Former Fisher Body Tank Plant sits abandoned after operating as a major American tank plant from 1942-1945. Built From the ground up to accommodate the growing need for tank production in the United states during…

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