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Ball bearing of a US tank

USA. 1941-1942
State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia

Machined steel.

Length 276 mm, width 46 mm

Spare part for a US tank delivered to the USSR in 1941–1942 through Lend-Lease.

In 1946, it was used in a turbine of the Pobeda Oktyabrya Hydroelectric Plant, Talnoye, Cherkassy Region, Ukrainian SSR.

The ball bearing consists of two concentric steel rings separated by a retainer with balls. The inner ring bears the inscription: NEW DEPARTURE. MADE IN USA.