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The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
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Can you guess this one?
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I will guess a "Honey" Stuart tank with the turret removed for use as a Recce vehicle. Similar to the attched photos which are from 1945, with the 8th Kings Royal Irish Hussars (RAC)?

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Can you guess this one?
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I'm guessing an M3 Command Tank?:

"M3 Command Tank: Removal of turret and putting welded box superstructure with .50 cal MG on mount."

www.wwiivehicles.com/u...m3_m5.html

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Nope,.....

Nope,.....

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I don't know the exact designation as my Hunnicutt Stuart book is at home. However, it is a pilot model for a self-propelled howitzer mounting the 75mm pack howitzer using the M3 Stuart.

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I don't know the exact designation as my Hunnicutt Stuart book is at home. However, it is a pilot model for a self-propelled howitzer mounting the 75mm pack howitzer using the M3 Stuart.


Oh yeah... T18 75mm Howitzer Motor Carriage?



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I don't know the exact designation as my Hunnicutt Stuart book is at home. However, it is a pilot model for a self-propelled howitzer mounting the 75mm pack howitzer using the M3 Stuart.


Oh yeah... T18 75mm Howitzer Motor Carriage?


Neil


Sounds good to me! Smile

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Would the T18, Howitzer motor carriage had two hatches directly over the gun system. The top photo appears to show handles for two hatches. I'm sticking with some type of Stuart Recce vehicle. I never knew there were so many variations of the Stuart to begin with!

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Would the T18, Howitzer motor carriage had two hatches directly over the gun system. The top photo appears to show handles for two hatches. I'm sticking with some type of Stuart Recce vehicle. I never knew there were so many variations of the Stuart to begin with!


Hard to tell since the top of that T18 pic is cut off... Unfortunately, Hunnicutt's Stuart is still on my list to buy, someday...

I also wonder if the T18 superstructure is too tall in comparison with Don's picture - but the latter may have a perspective issue...

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Heres a better photo


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Heres a better photo


So is that it? I'm not sure, but if its not, I give up...

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So whats the definitive answer, or are you gonna make us sweat this out till this evening?

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Its the T18, 75mm HMC, you guys nailed it...

Guess I need to try harder.

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Its the T18, 75mm HMC, you guys nailed it...

Guess I need to try harder.
Of course he picked on without a rotating turret Smile

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HAHAHA....

Yeah, at least I KNOW which is the front on this thing. Kinda like the T28 also...

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