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T27 Armored Car


Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1944
Manufactured by: Studebaker Corporation
Crew: 4
Armament: (1) 37mm cannon and (2) .30 caliber machine guns.
Engine: 8 Cylinder Gasoline (Cadillac)
Miscellaneous Info: Two prototype T27ís were ordered and tested. It was actually an 8x6 vehicle, with the 1st, 2nd and 4th set of wheels being powered. The M8 armored car already having been type classified, no production of the T27 was begun.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


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T27 Armored Car Photos The Dave Haugh Collection

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A Photo History of Armoured Cars In Two World Wars George Forty
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert J. Icks
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. Armoured Cars - AFV Weapons Profile #40 Robert J. Icks
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

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