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M3 Stuart light tank

Country of Origin: USA


The M3 Stuart light tank was a U.S.-developed vehicle that served with U.S. and Allied forces in World War II. It underwent several modifications during production.

The original M3 tank entered production in 1941. It featured an all-welded steel hull, fuel tanks at the rear of the hull, sponson-mounted machine guns and a gyrostabilizer for the main gun.

A revised model, the M3A1, entered production in 1942; its primary difference was the presence of a power-operated turret and the...

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