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Old M-41 tank finds new home in cemetery

An M-41 tank, previously displayed at Johnny Appleseed Park, stands on Carroll Road on Friday afternoon at the edge of Riverview Cemetery. D.O. McComb & Sons moved it there to become the centerpiece of a section of the cemetery devoted to veterans. (By Bob Caylor of The News-Sentinel)
An M-41 tank, previously displayed at Johnny Appleseed Park, stands on Carroll Road on Friday afternoon at the edge of Riverview Cemetery. D.O. McComb & Sons moved it there to become the centerpiece of a section of the cemetery devoted to veterans. (By Bob Caylor of The News-Sentinel)
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Saturday, November 02, 2013 01:01 am
Contractors from Martin Inc. spent more than an hour on Friday moving a Vietnam War-era M-41 Walker Bulldog tank from Carroll Road, at the edge of Riverview Cemetery, to its position as the focal point of a section of the cemetery devoted to veterans.D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Home, which owns the cemetery, acquired the tank, which had been displayed at Johnny Appleseed Park. A contingent of Indiana Freedom Riders accompanied the tank from the park to the cemetery, at Carroll and Madden roads in northwestern Allen County.

The tank will be formally rededicated in its new location in a ceremony at 10 a.m. Nov. 11 at the cemetery.



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