WWI Museum Gets A Tank

1 decade 1 year 11 months ago Sunday, November 04 2007 Nov 4, 2007 Sunday, November 04, 2007 10:36:49 AM CST November 04, 2007 in News
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WWI museum acquires a tank KANSAS CITY (AP) - The National World War One Museum has added a tank to its collection of war artifacts. Officials this week struck an agreement with a private dealer in Missoula, Montana, to purchase a French-made Renault FT-17. The tank saw battle on the western front in 1918, the final year of the war. Scribbed inside the tanks is the name Jonathon M. Ashwell, a U.S. Army soldier from Kansas City who did maintenance on it. The Kansas City museum paid $225,000 for the tank.

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