Tank Farm, WWII American Tank

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Comments (6)

Michael Potts on July 31, 2007

Only two tanks left, both American; years ago there were several Japanese and American tanks but I believe the Japanese tanks were taken back to Japan in the eighties or nineties.

James M Oliver on January 7, 2008

One of the Japanese tanks was moved just down the hill from the naval hospital. The last time I saw it was 2002.

Jimmy Floyd on January 19, 2010

I was stationed on Guam in 1952 and 1953. Some friends and I visited this area. I remember many unexploded rockets, bombs and hand grenades along with 3 Sherman Tanks. I took some 35mm color slides and I will post them after converting the slides.

mblitch on March 18, 2012

@Floyd, Please do a post a link to where you share them. I'd be very interested in viewing the shots.

MiiK on December 21, 2012

I've climbed that tank! I dug out the picture I took in 1972 when 4 of us from the USS Hunley, assigned to Ballast Point, made the 5 mile hike past Talafofo Falls to see the sights. It looks drivable now.

voltguy1 on April 11, 2013

I was stationed on Guam in 1981-82 and would like to see the photos also. I visited these tanks back in the 80's and Im not sure of the numbers but I recall at least two Sherman and two Japanese tanks but can't find any photos of them. I do vividly remember that one of the Japanese tanks had a large hole in the front where it took a hit and blew the turret off the top.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 31, 2007
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    by Michael Potts
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot S2 IS
    • Taken on 2007/07/30 12:05:32
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 72.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash