M48 "patton" tank - M48A3 - vietnam war

Captured American M48 (M48A3) "Patton" Tank exposed outside the Army Museum (Hué, Vietnam)

It was forbidden to take photos in this place, for some strange reason.­

american army museum army tank hué M48 tank M48A3 tank military patton tank rusted rusty vietnam war
23 Tháng 8, Hue, Thua Thien - Hue, Vietnam

Photos of American tanks, other war vehicles and unexploded ordnance (bombs) used during the Vietnam war and the "secret Laos war" (Laos civil war).­

Photos from of my 30-day trip around Vietnam in November 2005.­

You can also check these smaller selections of photos on selected subjects:

- Tribe people of Vietnam: A selection of my best photos of Tribe people from Northern Vietnam.­

- Markets of Vietnam.

- Tiết canh (raw blood soup).

- Road construction in Vietnam.

- Spaying a piglet.

this is a M48 (M48A3) "patton" tank. if you think this is another type of tank, please provide information or links to corroborate your assesments. according to the owners of this tank, and to the experts who looked at this photo, this is indeed a "patton" tank.
This is not a patton tank...