By Tim Kowols
It may not be located within its limits, but the Town of Egg Harbor still has a say when it comes to a tank from the former Soviet Union. The Cold-War era tank donated by Bob Costa in the 1990s was supposed to go into a planned veterans museum in Egg Harbor, but for several years has resided in the Military Veterans Museum in Oshkosh. The town still has the breech ring and the machine gun for the tank, items supervisor Dale Wiegand says will be out of their hands soon once they are disabled.
Wiegand believes the tank is the only one in the United States that was gifted by the former Soviet Union. The full update of the Soviet tank’s breech ring will be discussed at the Egg Harbor Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. in Carlsville.