The American Military Museum, South El Monte, CA

Discussion in 'WWII' started by V.C. Brunswick, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. An open-air museum in South El Monte, CA with a huge collection of military vehicles. I was there today and took these pics.

    M-901 "Hammerhead" ITV (Improved TOW Anti-Tank Vehicle)
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    M7 "Priest" Howitzer Motor Carriage (105mm howitzer)
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    M42 "Duster" 40mm Anti Aircraft Vehicle
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    UH-1B Huey
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  2. LCVP
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    M60A1 "Patton" Main Battle Tank
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    M8 Armored Car
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    M16 AAMG Gun Motor Carriage
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  4. LVT (Landing Vehicle, Tracked)
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  6. 40mm gun mount from the USS Missouri
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    British Universal Carrier
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    M40 106mm Recoilless Rifle
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    M5A1 Stuart Light Tank
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    M56 Scorpion Self-Propelled 90mm Gun
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    V100 Armored Car
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  9. M47 Patton Tank
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    M75 Armored Personnel Carrier
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  11. German PAK 36 37mm Anti Tank Gun
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    British Humber "Pig" Armored Personnel Carrier
    Used extensively in the internal security role by the British Army in Northern Ireland during The Troubles
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    M113 Armored Personnel Carrier
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    M3 White Scout Car
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  12. WWIIBuff

    WWIIBuff New in Town

    Great pictures, thanks for sharing. I've been meaning to go there for a few years but haven't made it yet.
     
  13. amoulet69

    amoulet69 New in Town

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    Spain
    WOW

    Here in Spain the Military Museum is a bit... light. It has swords, old riffles, cannons...

    In the USA you have a lot of vehicles, you lucky guys. Your history has more wars written down, that's what has turned you into the #1 of war relics.

    Great pics :)
     

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