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Restorations

DONATIONS TO ASSIST IN REPAIR AND UPGRADE: If you would like to be a part of maintaining history of our military, you can make a monetary donation to:

U. S. Veterans Memorial Museum Restoration Project 2060 Airport Road Huntsville, Alabama 35801

The U. S. Veterans Memorial Museum is a non-profit tax-exempt museum. A tax deductible receipt will be provided.

M36 tank destroyer “Jackson"

M36 tank destroyer “Jackson

In November 2019, a 1944 M36 Tank destroyer “Jackson”  was sent to Milspec Vehicle Restoration, Belvidere, New Jersey for refit. The Russian engine that the Yugoslavians had installed is being taken out and replaced with the correct American engine.  After the Second World War the US Left most of their tanks in Europe. This  M36 Tank was originally given to Yugoslavia.  After the Yugoslavian civil war, the Bosnians traded the tank for a modern tank.   

G-4A Glider World War II glider

G-4A Glider World War II glider

The American World War II  CG-4A Glider is Under restoration on museum floor.  Volunteer Paul came down from New York. Paul and Matt have rebuilt the fuselage framing. Matt and John are rebuilding the floor section.  Larry Bayer  is direction the restoration.

M4A3 Sherman Tank

M4A3 Sherman Tank

The Sherman tank hull has been shipped to Milspec Vehicle Restoration in Belvidere, New Jersey to be sandblasted, repainted and install a brand new engine (made in 1943) with zero miles on it. The restoration service is cleaning, installing, and testing the engine before returning the tank to the Museum sometime at the end of this year.  Plans are to repaint the tank and retain its original WW II markings.

BOFORS 40 mm Gun

BOFORS 40 mm Gun

The Bofors 40 mm gun, often referred to simply as the Bofors gun, is an anti-aircraft/multi-purpose autocannon designed in the 1930s by the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors.  The Bofors 40 mm gun is under restoration at the museum.

M3 Stuart Light Tank

M3 Stuart Light Tank

The M3 Stuart, formally Light Tank M3, was an American light tank of World War II. It was supplied to British and Commonwealth forces under lend-lease prior to the entry of the U.S. into the war. Thereafter, it was used by U.S. and Allied forces until the end of the war.   The M3 Stuart, is under restoration on museum floor.

1918 LIBERTY "Class B" Truck.

1918 LIBERTY

Museum welcomed it's newest addition. A 1918 (World War I) vintage LIBERTY "Class B" Truck. It is in need of a bed and some engine work. The unique thing about the Liberty is, it has solid rubber tires, carbide headlights, with an updraft carburetor.   Some interesting points: Capacity - 6,000 lbs useful load, (exclusive of body and equipment).  It is capable of carrying 10,000 lbs maximum load. Maximum speed of 14 miles per hour.                                       

U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
2060A Airport Road • Huntsville AL 35801
(256) 883-3737
info@memorialmuseum.org