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2nd Tank Division
2nd Armored Artillery Regiment

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U. S. Army April 6, 1945

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Tank History
Armed with a Type 90 (1930) 75mm Field Gun and an enclosed, armored turret. Assigned to the 2nd Tank Division, 2nd Armored Artillery Regiment, with unit insignia of a white circle in a red circled square.

Wartime History
Participated in the Japanese defense of Luzon. On April 6, 1945 this self propelled gun was captured intact near Aritao by the US Army 37th Infantry Division.

Recovered from the battlefield and transported to the United States for technical evaluation at the Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Display
Today, displayed outdoors at the US Army Ordnance Museum (Aberdeen Proving Ground).

References
Preserved Japanese Tanks, page 27

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August 12, 2018

 

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