And the M-1 crew probably walked away unhurt despite the tank being pretty well destroyed.
The Abrams crew is probably ok. our military would be pretty damn slow though if that was our only means of transportation on the battlefield. No that Abrams are slow, but the transport and logistics of them is another story.
I wish I could confirm that. In Vietnam, we always sat on top of the APCs or stood up inside with the cargo hatch open because of the fear that if we hit a mine, then someone sitting inside the track would break their necks after their heads hit was overhead.