M3A3 Light Tank Seized by East China Field Army in the Battle of Southern Shandong


Date: January 1949    Size: length: 502cm; width: 251cm    Weight: 14.4 tons    Material: steel

During the Battle of Southern Shandong in January 1947, the Shandong and Central China Field Army annihilated KMT’s 26th Division and 1st Fast Column, which were armed with American equipment, and seized this light tank. It was later put into the tank force of East China Field Army and participated in the Jinan Campaign and Huaihai Campaign.

It was transferred to the Military Museum in 1959.

Copyright: The Military Museum of The Chinese People’s Revolution

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