Al Guerrero
Re: LVT #2? on Red-1
Tue Aug 13, 2019 14:11

I believe this is a 75mm GMC M3!


  • Re: LVT #2? on Red-1George E Proulx, Mon Aug 12 18:24
    Does anyone know what these two vehicles are in the photo. One is at about 10 o'clock and the other is near 12 o'clock. I'm guessing the upper vehicle is a Japanese tank. Note the tracks in the sand... more
    • Re: LVT #2? on Red-1 — Al Guerrero, Tue Aug 13 14:11
      • Re: LVT #2? on Red-1George E Proulx, Tue Aug 13 14:35
        Al & Tom, Since the only two 'SPM's to reach the island were Major Crowe's vehicles over on Red 3, this may be a pic of the final attack into "The Pocket" on the 23rd of November. Anyway, here is... more
        • Re: LVT#2? on Red-1Tom Godwin, Tue Aug 13 15:47
          Just when you think there are no more aerials! Great pic, George. In regard to pic 322915 wouldn't the shadows indicate this was later in the day? 1/8 action report says 75mm half tracks received at... more
          • Re: LVT#2? on Red-1Al Guerrero, Tue Aug 13 16:06
            Here are two more, I dont remeber h\where i got them at. must be from the same roll of flim. Al
      • Re: LVT #2? on Red-1George E Proulx, Tue Aug 13 14:19
        Yeah Al I was thinking the same thing. It sure looks like it. When was this image taken? If it is a GMC then the vehicle up at what I called 12 o'clock could me a Marine light tank. I don't see any... more
    • Re: Objects in #322915Tom Godwin, Tue Aug 13 09:14
      I was always pretty sure it was a Japanese tank at 12 o'clock, George. Never have been able to figure out the one at 10. One of the more interesting photos with lots of things in it. I have dates on... more
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