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White AM (Model 1915/1918) Armored Car


Country of Origin/Used by: France
First Produced/Service Dates: 1915 & 1918
Manufactured by: Model 1915: Chassis & Power train- White Motor Car Co.; Armored Hull & Interior: Laffly

Model 1918: Laffly

Crew: 4
Armament: Turret: (1) 37mm Model 1916 Cannon & (1) 7.5mm Hotchkiss Machine Gun; OR (2) 7.5mm Machine Guns
Engine: 4 Cylinder
Miscellaneous Info: The main difference between the two versions was that the US built Model 1915 chassis version had left-hand drive, while the French manufactured Model 1918 version had right-hand drive.  Vehicles were upgraded after WW I and served into the 1930's.
Data Sheet Available:   White Model 1918 Armored Car Data Sheet by David Haugh


Reference Source/Provider
  White Model 1918 Armored Car Photo The French National Library via the David Haugh Collection
White Model 1918 Armored Car Photos The David Haugh Collection
  White Model 1918 Armored Car Photo The Polish National Archives

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
"French Armored Cars: 1902-1945"  By Raymond Surle'mont Armored Car - The Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Journal (Issue #22)


Reference Author
A Photo History of Armoured Cars in Two World Wars George Forty
Captured Armored Cars and Other Vehicles In Wehrmacht Service in World War 2 Werner Regenberg
Encyclopedia of Armoured Cars Duncan Crow and Robert J. Icks (Out of Print)

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Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
AM White Armored Car Model Kit (72030)

Review by Patrick Keenan

Retrokit 1/72 Resin and Photo Etch.
AMD White TBC 1918 Armored Car Model Kit (35095) Azimut Productions 1/35 Multi-Media
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Model Photos

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