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  Type 97 Chi-Ha Shinhoto Medium Tank   
1st Independent Tank Regiment

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David Paulley 1982
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Peter Flahavin 1995
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Justin Taylan 2003

Wartime History
Disabled on Guadalcanal.

Turret only, displayed at the Vilu War Museum.

Peter Flahavin adds:
"At the Vilu Museum they have a Japanese medium tank turret that they said came from one of the tanks here - it had taken a hit on the gun that had blown the barrel off.

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Last Updated
August 19, 2018


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