“The Man Who Owns a Tank Corps”

The June 1960 issue of Popular Mechanics tells the story of Walter Ising, president of a steel company in Chicago, who bought 500 surplus Sherman tanks from the government for $305,000. He then had to disarm the tanks, move them by rail to his salvage yard, and find a way to make a profit.

• “The Man Who Owns a Tank Corps” (Google Books)

The Man Who Owns a Tank Corps

 

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