Musee des Blindes, Saumur - French World War I tanks
Musee des Blindes, Saumur - French World War I tanks
Musee des Blindes, Saumur - French World War I tanks
Musee des Blindes, Saumur - French World War I tanks

Renault FT-17/Renault M-1917 tank at Saumur

This page starts off with the a few photos of the Renault FT light tank, often called the Renault FT-17, Renault M-1917, etc. There is a photo of a French 75mm gun at the end.

Musee des Blindes, Saumur, photo portfolio by Narayan Sengupta. Email me to buy high resolution images.



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Renault FT-17/Renault M-1917 tank, front view.

This tank has insignias on the hull which is the way the French identified their FT tanks. The Americans painted their insignias (spades, hearts, clubs and diamonds) on the turret.

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Renault FT-17/Renault M-1917 tank, front three quarters view

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Renault FT-17/Renault M-1917 tank, rear view; note tail skid which allowed greater trench crossing ability

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Renault FT-17/Renault M-1917 tank, rear-three quarter view

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French 75mm gun

Also see:

French St. Chamond Tank
French Schneider Tank

Musee des Blindes, Saumur photo portfolio by Narayan Sengupta. The Musee des Blindes is located in Saumur, France.

Tanks and AFVs at the Musee des Blindes - Saumur, France

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The following external links were submitted by Bill Hanna, who tells me that he has just bought a farm and opened holiday acommodation just a few minutes from Saumur for military enthusiasts.

www.lechapy.com - hotel/rental near Saumur www.mafva.net - Miniature Armoured Fighting Vehicle Association


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