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T10 "Palmer" Armored Car


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1930
Manufactured by: Chassis: Willys-Overland Whippet "Six" Sedan; Armored Body: US Quartermaster Corps
Crew: 2-3
Armament: (1) .30 caliber machine gun
Engine: (1) 4-cylinder, water-cooled, gasoline.
Miscellaneous Info: Designed by Col. Bruce Palmer (and thusly named after), only three T10s were completed, with registration numbers USA W1304, W1305 and W1306.  One unique feature of this vehicle was the fitting of grousers on the outside of the wheels for the purpose of aiding in off-road performance.

Similar to the T6-4WD, T6, T7, T8 and T9 Armored Cars as they were all based on commercial truck chassis and armored by the US Quartermaster Corps, Holabird Depot, Maryland.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
T10 Armored Car Photo (And Above) US Signal Corps via Dave Haugh - Content Editor

References Available

Online

Reference Source/Provider
  "The US Army T6, T7, T8, T9 & T10 Armored Cars of the 1920's & 1930's: How Do you tell them Apart?" (WarWheels Article) Dave Haugh - Content Editor

Printed

Reference Author
Armored Car- A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.J. Hunnicutt
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert J. Icks
"Quartermaster Corps Armored Car Development" (March 2000 Issue of the Journal of Military Ordnance) Raymond Surlemont
Searching for Perfection: An Encyclopedia of U.S. Army T-Series Vehicle Development (1925-1958)

Review by Peter Brown via Missing-Lynx

David R. Haugh
U.S. Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #40 Robert J. Icks
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

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