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United States Delivers 54 Patton Tanks to Jordan, Plus Military Vehicles

United States today delivered 54 M-2 and M-4 Patton tanks to Jordan to replace tanks captured or destroyed by Israel. They were delivered by a Norwegian ship at the port of Aqaba. King Hussein was on hand as were U.S. diplomats when the ship was unloaded. The ship also brought 1 military transport vehicles and 4,000 tons of U.S. wheat.