• 50 round drum magazine - jameyk
  • Fill light. - Shuey Nio
  • I wouldn't call them small arms .....they all look the normal length to me ? - Rod Wilkinson
  • D-R B-3 - Kdt.
  • These tanks were death traps. When hit in battle, the rivets would scream around inside the tank, killing everyone in their path. - Makatsuta
  • Demonstration Regiment - D'oh Boy (Mark Holloway)
  • .45Cal Thompson Sub Machine Gun - D'oh Boy (Mark Holloway)
  • revolvers? wheres the 1911 45cal - crpdst2003
  • Small arms usually refers to any man-portable weapon system that is not crew served. - gaffelsmaxx
  • the revolvers are m1917s which use .45acp it was easier to put into production than the 1911 so the military bought tons in world war I - upyr1

M-3 tank and crew using small arms, Ft. Knox, Ky. (LOC)

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Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer.

M-3 tank and crew using small arms, Ft. Knox, Ky.

1942 June

1 transparency : color.

Notes:
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Subjects:
United States--Army
US Army Armor Center
World War, 1939-1945
Armories
Tanks (Military science)
Military training
Arms & armament
United States--Kentucky--Fort Knox

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 12002-34 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a35195

Call Number: LC-USW36-155

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  1. ernestkoe 58 months ago | reply

    These are amazing, seeing color from 1940 come to life...surreal

  2. Camera.Ed 58 months ago | reply

    My gosh He must have been using that O. Winston Link "flash bank" contraption to light up this whole tank.

  3. kraken_tesla 54 months ago | reply

    that´s amazing!

  4. ohhh....snap! 47 months ago | reply

    Cool picture:)

  5. D'oh Boy (Mark Holloway) [deleted] 17 months ago | reply

    Here's the patch they would have worn:
    [https://www.flickr.com/photos/us_army_rolling_along/8172151324/]

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