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Baker 8x8 "Jumping Tank" Armored Car


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1942
Manufactured by: Baker Manufacturing Co.
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Armament: 3 Inch Gun (17 Pounder)
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This project did NOT make it past the model stage, but the principle was proved by the chassis components and other research and development.


Photos

Reference Source/Provider
  Photo of the Baker 8X8 "Jumping Tank" Armored Car (And Above photo) John Gurzik - Masontown, WV USA

References Available

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Printed

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A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Armored Car- A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.J. Hunnicutt
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert J. Icks
U.S. Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #40 Robert J. Icks

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

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Model Pictures

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