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T1/M6 Heavy tank history.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 9:06 am
Post subject: T1/M6 Heavy tank history.

Figured I would share this here as well.

Most of it is from the National archives.
Props to Kurt Laughlin for hull drawing plans. (and Mike Canaday for original source)





Drawing plans (1941, T1E2, no turret plans I'm afraid)

Album with more

imgur.com/a/JXQE1

The M6 history papers.

www.dropbox.com/s/pr3i...y.pdf?dl=0


The M6A2E1 history papers.

www.dropbox.com/s/kex9...1.pdf?dl=0

Metallurgical Examination of Sections from the Cast Armor Turret M6A2E1. (Had Up to 228.6mm of turret armor. Sadly no reference on exactly where they cut that section from exactly.)

www.dtic.mil/docs/cita.../ADA954836


Link to some interesting photos of final drives/transmissions for the M6.

buickcity.blogspot.ca/...-tank.html


Areas I am looking into for the future to get more info.

SNL-G-118 Vol 1, 2 and 3 were the part books for the M6, M6A1 and T1E1 heavy tanks. Often for other vehicles they have some nice blow up diagrams and sectionals showing details of various parts. (just need to find some copies)

Lt Col Sir Albert Gerald

Stern who was part of the British tank board seems to have a large number of missives related to the T1/M6 as they were interested in it compared to their TOG heavy tank.

www.kingscollections.o...01/st30-02


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 5:07 pm
Post subject: Re: T1/M6 Heavy tank history.

Fantastic! Thanks Kurt!
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 5:48 pm
Post subject: Re: T1/M6 Heavy tank history.

I did find the drawing plan number for the T1E2 pilot turret.

Drawing No. Turret E3541


Unfortunately that doesn't do one much good unless you have access to the DoD drawing database.
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