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1941-Light Tank Stuart III M3AI 

Armament:      1 - 37mm gun
                           1 to 3 -7.62 mm MG
Engine:            Guiberson Diesel T-1020 air cooled radial,
                           9 cyl., 250 hp
Speed:             36 mph
Range:             70 miles
Crew:                4
Weight:            approx. 14.3 tons

This model has a power traverse turret.  Furnished to British under Lend Lease program. Some models powered by Wright Continental 7 cyl. radial gas engines.  Obsolete in 1943, but remained in service until War's end.  This was the most widely used American built light tank.  Fast and reliable, it was well suited for the "recon" role.





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