US M5A1 Halftrack APC
The M5 series of halftrack vehicles was manufactured by the International Harvester Compant (IHC). M5s were built from homogenous steel armour which could be both welded and formed: the latter resulting in the obvious identification feature -smooth, round rear corners. ...
U.S. M3 half-track APC
The M3 half-track was developed as a personnel carrier for U.S. armoured infantry units, but proved to be very adaptable for a variety of other roles. The first was accepted into service in May 1941 and a total of 12,391 were built before production switched to the M3A1.
U.S. M3A1 half-track APC
The first M3A1s were delivered into service in October 1943. Externally they differed from the M3 by having an armoured ring-mount for the .50cal.. There were also changes to the internal stowage. 2862 were built and a further 1360 were converted from surplus 75mm...
US M4A1 81mm Mortar Carrier
The M4/M4A1 Mortar Carriers were based on the M2 Half-track car. The hull was modified by the addition of a rear door. The mortar was mounted on a fixed baseplate to fire over the rear of the vehicle.
Limitations of the M4 in action had showed that the mortar needed to be...
M2 Half-track, mid production
The M2 series were intended as armoured combat and recce vehicles and as artillery prime movers. Production of the M2 started in May 1941and 11,415 had been built by the Autocar and White Motor Companies when production switched to the M2A1 (CLASSIC Kit 099) in September 1943.