Prism from a WWII M9 Tank Periscope

Object Name: 
Prism from a WWII M9 Tank Periscope

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Object Name: 
Prism from a WWII M9 Tank Periscope
Accession Number: 
99.8.63
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 36.5 cm, W: 16.5 cm, D: 6.6 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
about 1940-1945
Credit Line: 
Gift of Kenneth Overman
Web Description: 
This simple periscope is made up of two prisms and a metal box. It was used for viewing the battlefield safely, from inside a tank.
Provenance: 
Overman, Ken, Source
1999
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
PERISCOPE, M9 STOCK NO. 7578356 SOCIAL NO.
Label
on side metal
Primary Description: 
Prism from a WWII M9 Tank Periscope. Colorless glass, metal.