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US Army August 1943
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Wartime History
Likely assigned to the Japanese Navy. Transported to Kiska Island to reinforce the Japanese garrison. Abandoned when the Japanese withdrew from the island on July 23, 1943.

Wreckage
Captured by the US Army during August 1943. Transported to the United States for technical evaluation at Aberdeen Proving Ground.

Display
Displayed at the US Army Ordnance Museum (Aberdeen Proving Ground). In 2008, this tank was painted overall white and was unrestored. Its plaque incorrectly identifies it as a Type 94.

References
US Army Ordnance Museum plaque incorrectly identifies it as a "Type 94" captured on Attu.
Other sources state three Japanese tanks were captured on Kiska
Othere sources incorrectly state this tank was assigned to IJA 11th Tank Regiment

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Last Updated
August 19, 2018

 

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