The first two artifacts were the M3 Bradley Cavalry Fighting Vehicle that
led the 2003 charge from
The fourth artifact, a Renault FT-17 Tank known as "5 of
Hearts," made history in World War I when it led an attack on enemy
A World War I Liberty Truck, Korean War-vintage Jeep, and Huey helicopter will be added on later dates.
The Museum's construction is being funded privately through a campaign led by the Army Historical Foundation, with nearly 158,000 Founding Sponsors to date. The Foundation is also raising funds through the Army Brick Program, which allows individuals and groups to order personalized bricks that will line the Museum's outdoor pathways. Time is running out to order a brick at armyhistory.org/bricks that will be in place when the Museum opens in late 2019.
The U.S. Army has preserved and restored the artifacts that will be
displayed in the Museum, which is being built at
Photo credit: Frank Lee Ruggles
Historic artifacts soon to be displayed at Army's National Museum near Washington, D.C.
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