The first of the M1s to come off the production line (so early that it was still officially an XM1) was "Thunderbolt", named after Creighton Abrams' tanks in WW2. This short video will cover a few of the features of the very earliest variant of the M1.
Thanks to the US Army's Ordnance Collection and the financial support from Patreons, merchandise purchasors, or other direct donations for making the trip possible.
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About The Chieftain
The Chieftain (Real name Nicholas Moran) is Wargaming America's resident tanker and amateur historian.
Minute of Mae: Swiss Schmidt-Rubin 1896/1911