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Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

“Thunderbolt”

 
 
“Thunderbolt” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2013
1. “Thunderbolt” Marker
Inscription.
This M4 Sherman Tank is similar to that used by Lieutenant Colonel Creighton W. Abrams, in World War II while commanding the 37th Tank Battalion – 4th Armored Division – Patton’s Third Army. General Abrams was Army Chief of Staff from 12 Oct 1972 until his death on 4 Sept 1974.

Donated by those who learned from
his dynamic leadership
“Courage Conquers”
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Location. 32° 47.906′ N, 79° 57.662′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Jenkins Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Citadel, at the north end of Summerall Field. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29409, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Citadel Flag (a few steps from this marker); Anchor of the U.S.S. Coral Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); McDonnell F-4C Phantom II (within shouting distance of this marker); The Citadel Bulldog (within shouting distance of this marker); H.M.S. Seraph (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Star of the West
“Thunderbolt” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2013
2. “Thunderbolt” Marker
(about 800 feet away); AH – 1 “Cobra” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Genevieve Kanapaux McMahon (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Marker at the Citadel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2013
3. Marker at the Citadel
“Thunderbolt” Sherman Tank image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2013
4. “Thunderbolt” Sherman Tank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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