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1942 G660 M-10 Ammunition Trailer

 

above pictures from 1/15/2004 

picture from 9/10/2005

The G660 M-10 Ammunition Trailer was a trailer used mostly by Artillery units to haul ammunition. It was towed behind 2.5 ton trucks, Half Tracks, Self Propelled Artillery, Armored Cars, and Tanks. The trailer had a cargo carrying capacity of 2,750 pounds and could haul shells in size up to the 240mm gun.

Originally developed in 1941 by the Chevrolet Motor Division of General Motors the T8E1 was tested, refined, and approved by the Ordnance Board in 1943.

The trailers were equipped with a pintle hitch was mounted on the rear as these trailers were towed in tandem.

Trailers were manufactured by the following companies:

Fruehauf Trailer Company, Youngstown Steel Door Company, & Schlem Brothers. About 7000 of these trailers were made from 1944 thru 1945.

     

 

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