Oak lawn tank memorial
World War II tank Located in Oak Lawn, IL representing the men and women who fault for our country in WWII.
Backstory and Context
Originally the spot contained a World War 1 tank and was replaced with a World War II M5 tank in 1947. The tank was used in infranty support and to flank the enemy, its light build made it quick and stealthy which worked to it’s advantage, but a disadvantage of the tank was its light build made it vurnable to enemy combat.