Re: Army tanks on flats

Andy Laurent

--- In, water.kresse@... wrote:

The M-26s with 90 mm guns might be more appropriate? Built very
late-WW2 but not used until the Korean War . . . along with the M-41
with 76 mm light tanks.

Al Kresse
I wondered about this as well. During the Korean War, weren't the
primary US Army tanks in armored brigades the M4A4E8 (Easy 8) tanks?
Otherwise as Al says, would the M26 or M41 be the tank of choice for
our Korean War-era military trains?

I model a short cut of 2 flatcars with M7B2 Priest self-propelled
howitzers, which were used to support armored brigades. Call
them "replacement vehicles" instead of a full Army unit in transit. I
have a similar 1-car load of 2 Duece and a half trucks without
beds...also as refurbished replacements from stocks. Plausible in
Wisconsin in 1952?

Andy L.

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