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T8 37mm Gun Motor Carriage


Statistics

Country of Origin/Used by: USA and Netherlands
First Produced/Service Dates: 1941
Manufactured by: Ford Motor Company
Crew: 3
Armament: (1) 37mm Anti-Tank Gun
Engine: 6-cylinder gasoline.
Miscellaneous Info:

This vehicle was developed as an anti-tank version of the Ford “Swamp Buggy”.  About 15 were produced before being cancelled in favor of the Dodge M6 37mm GMC.  Although the vehicle never served in the US military, a few were used by the Dutch in Suriname.  

Two of these vehicles appear to have been later modified by the addition of armored bodies for use by the Field Artillery and designated T1 and T2 Observation Post Tenders.
Data Sheet Available:   T8 37mm GMC Datasheet by Dave Haugh

Photos

Reference Source/Provider
T8 37mm GMC Photos US Military via Dave Haugh - Content Editor
  Dutch T8 37mm GMC Photo (In Suriname) Dave Haugh

References Available

Online

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T8 37mm GMC Information and Photos Hemmings Daily Website
T8 37mm GMC Information and Photos Overvalwagen! Website

Printed

Reference Author
Armored Car: A History of American Wheeled Combat Vehicles R.J.Hunnicutt
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. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

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