Death of an Abrams


This picture is a mystery to me personally. As you can find hardly any photos of destroyed Abrams. All image that is google results I get are in foreign Languages. This picture was seen by me posted on another enthusiast ...



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  • This picture has been a mystery to me. As there are very few pictures of destroyed Abrams. All google image search results I get are in foreign Languages. I saw this picture posted on another enthusiast forum and the explanation given then was that this was a tank lost to friendly fire during desert storm but I have no other source.
  • The environment and quality of the photograph would appear to lend credit to the Desert Storm claim.
  • I've been told by commanding officers that an enemy round has never pierced the armor of an Abrams. This is likely from friendly fire or something else.
  • 7 destroyed by friendly fire 'MURICA
  • Aww c'mon man, that isn't fair. There were plenty of non-American friendly fire of incidents in the Gulf War.
  • One nation has an international reputation for it, however. Well earned and long established, far outmatching any other. Can we guess which it is?
  • Looks like base model.
  • Considering it's mounting a 120mm M256, and the fact the base model M1 never saw action, it ain't so. Edit: ^ Confirmed to work at GDLS. Base model is correct to refer M1A1s.
  • Base = export
  • M1A1M is the export model. It sure isn't a base, because the original M1 is the base model. Edit: ^ Confirmed to work at GDLS. Base model is correct to refer M1A1s.
  • M1A1M? Nope.
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