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3-Inch Gun Motor Carriage M10

3-Inch Gun Motor Carriage M10

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C., USA .
Written in English


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TM 9-752 3-Inch Gun Motor Carriage M10, 1943-11-25

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25939035M
OCLC/WorldCa784708255

  The US Army had a unique tactical doctrine during World War II, placing the emphasis for tank fighting on its Tank Destroyer Command whose main early-war vehicle was the M10 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, based on the reliable M4A2 Sherman tank chassis. This durable and versatile vehicle saw combat service from the North Africa campaign in The M10 3in GMC (Gun Motor Carriage) slung the powerful M7 3-inch anti-tank gun on a slightly larger body on a common M4 chassis. With thinner armor than tanks, M10 was a bit more mobile. However, while its cannon could easily defeat contemporary Pzr III and Pzr IV tanks, against the newer Tiger and Panther M10 was ineffective.

The 3-inch gun M was a United States 3-inch anti-aircraft gun that entered service in and served until it was finally superseded by the 3-inch anti-aircraft gun M3 in The M3 was subsequently replaced by the M1 90mm AA gun just prior to the opening of World War M3 3" gun was later adapted for the anti-tank role, serving as the main armament of the M10 tank destroyer .   The new tank destroyer became the 3" Gun Motor Carriage (GMC) T40 which was to carry the in-service designation of "M9". This vehicle retained all of the form and function of the M3 tank though with a revised, open-air, octagonal superstructure added to fit the length and height of the 3" gun.

The M36 tank destroyer, formally 90 mm Gun Motor Carriage, M36, was an American tank destroyer used during World War M36 was essentially an up-gunned M10 tank destroyer, replacing the former's 3 inch (mm) M7 gun with a powerful 90 mm gun.. The M36 first served in combat in Europe in September , where it proved to be a match for any of the tanks being fielded by the Germans. The M10 tank destroyer, formally 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, M10 was a United States tank destroyer of World War II based on the chassis of the M4 Sherman tank. It was numerically the most important U.S. tank destroyer of World War II and combined a reasonably potent anti-tank weapon with a turreted platform (unlike the previous M3 GMC, whose.


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3-Inch Gun Motor Carriage M10 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals Handbooks, manuals, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: 3-inch gun motor carriage, M Washington, D.C.: War Dept. This meant that the gun had the same anti-tank characteristics as those of vehicle mounted anti-tank guns derived from the T9, namely the M6 (used in the 3 inch Gun Motor Carriage M5, which never reached production) and the M7 (which was the main armament of the 3 inch Gun Motor Carriage M10 and the M6 Heavy Tank).Type: Anti-tank gun.

TM 3-Inch Gun Motor Carriage M10, CONTENTS PAST ONE - VEHICLE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Paragraph Page Section I Introduction 1 II Description and tabulated data III Driving controls and operation IV Auxiliary equipment controls and operation V Operation under unusual conditions VI Inspection and Pages: The US Army had a unique tactical doctrine during World War II, placing the emphasis for tank fighting on its Tank Destroyer Command whose main early-war vehicle was the M10 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, based on the reliable M4A2 Sherman tank chassis.

This durable and versatile vehicle saw combat service from the North Africa campaign in m10 3-inch gun motor carriage This M10 3-Inch Gun Motor Carriage was photographed at the 3rd Cavalry Museum, Ft.

Hood, Texas in July M32B3 ARV ALLIED PHOTO GALLERY 75MM H.M.C. The 3-inch gun M was a United States 3-inch anti-aircraft gun that entered service in and served until it was largely superseded by the 3-inch anti-aircraft gun M3 inthough the M remained with some National Guard units until early in World War II.

The M3 was subsequently replaced by the M1 90mm AA gun early in World War II, primarily during FM Tank Destroyer Drill and Crew Drill [3-Inch Gun Motor Carriage M10, mm Gun Motor Carriage T70, 3-Inch Towed Gun (Gun M5 and Carriage M1)] 4.) FM Tank Destroyer Crew Drill, Gun Motor Carriage, M36 - December This particular.

The M10 was a tank destroyer mounting a 3-inch anti-tank gun. It used the M4A2 chassis with the GM to power it.

These tanks only had an M caliber machine gun other than their main gun. The turret lacked power traverse. It had a five-man crew and was generally liked by its crew. The changes were instituted to become the "3-Inch Gun Motor Carriage T35E1" prototype which sported the new angular open-topped turret we know for the M10 today.

The open-topped approach was an accepted practice for such vehicles for it allowed enough "elbow" room for the gunnery crew to manage the firing functions while providing for clear. FMTank Destroyer Drill and Crew Drill, 3-Inch Gun Motor Carriage M10, mm Gun Motor Carriage T70, 3-Inch Towed Gun (Gun M5 and Carriage M1), is published for the information and guidance of all concerned.

(3 Nov 43).] BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR: G. MARSHALL, Chief of Staff. OFFICIAL: J. 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage M War Thunder: Tank destroyer 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage M10 - Info. The M10 tank destroyer was an American tank destroyer during WW2, it was officially called the 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage M10 and never Wolverine during the war.

It was armed with the 3-inch. TM 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage M Washington, DC: War Department, 25 November Tank Data, vol. Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD: US Army Ordnance School, Jul TM L Hull and Turret Electrical Systems, Tracks and Suspension for 3-inch Gun Motor Carriages M10 and M10A1.

Washington, DC: War Department, 9 December The M10 tank destroyer was a World War II United States tank destroyer which was based on the chassis of the M4 Sherman tank, it was fitted with the 3-inch ( mm) Gun M7.

Formally called the “3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, M10”, it was the most important U.S. tank destroyer of the second world war and it combined a reasonable adequate anti.

The M10 was based on the chassis of the M4A2 Medium Tank and mounted a 3in Gun in a fully revolving turret, the M10A1 utilised the M4A3 chassis. It served in US Tank Destroyer Battalions right through World War Two and on every front.

A secondary cal ( mm) machine-gun was mounted on top, both for AA and ground defense. The prototype was further refined and ended as the 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage M10, earning the go ahead for production in mid The M7 gun fired M79 AP shots that could penetrate 3 inches (76 mm) of 30° sloped armor at 1, yards ( m).

FM Tank Destroyer Field Manual, Tank Destroyer Drill and Crew Drill, 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage M10, mm Gun Motor Carriage T70, 3-inch Towed Gun (Gun M5 and Carriage M1) Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center.

The US Army had a unique tactical doctrine during World War II, placing the emphasis for tank fighting on its Tank Destroyer Command whose main early-war vehicle was the M10 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, based on the reliable M4A2 Sherman tank chassis. This durable and versatile vehicle saw combat service from the North Africa campaign in Byits gun was not powerful enough and it was.

The mm Gun Motor Carriage M40 was a US self-propelled artillery vehicle built on a widened and lengthened Medium Tank M4A3 chassis but with Continental engine and with HVSS (Horizontal Volute Spring Suspension) that was introduced at the end of the Second World ed with a mm M2 gun, it was designed to replace the earlier M12 Gun Motor Carriage.

The US Army had a unique tactical doctrine during World War II, placing the emphasis for tank fighting on its Tank Destroyer Command whose main early-war vehicle was the M10 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, based on the reliable M4A2 Sherman tank chassis.

This durable and versatile vehicle saw combat service from the North Africa campaign in Reviews:. 3" Gun Motor Carriage M The twin diesel engines are shown outside of the engine compartment in this picture.

(Picture from TM 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage M) Home Vehicle list Top 3" Gun Motor Carriage M10 at the Patton Museum of Cavalry and .The prototype of the M10 was conceived in earlybeing delivered in April of that year.

After appropriate changes to the hull and turret were made, the modified version was selected for production in June as the 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage M It mounted a 3-inch ( mm) Gun M7 in a rotating turret on a modified M4A2 Sherman tank.The US Army had a unique tactical doctrine during World War II, placing the emphasis for tank fighting on its Tank Destroyer Command whose main early-war vehicle was the M10 3-inch Gun Motor Carriage, based on the reliable M4A2 Sherman tank chassis.

This durable and versatile vehicle saw combat service from the North Africa campaign in By /5(1).