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Milicast Model Company :: Premiere Range (1/76) :: American :: Guns and Trailers :: M2A1 Transport Wagon for 240mm Gun Barrel

M2A1 Transport Wagon for 240mm Gun Barrel
M2A1 Transport Wagon for 240mm Gun Barrel 
The 240mm M1 Howitzer had to be broken down into two loads when towed. The Barrel was towed on the M2A1 Trailer (US141) and the Trail Legs and Carriage on the M3A1 Trailer (US142). The complete 240mm Howitzer is available as kit US143. Two 38ton M6 High Speed Tractors (available as kit US140) were used to deploy the 240mm Howitzer. The Howitzer was designed to replace the WWI M1918 Howitzer which was based on a 1911 French design and was now outdated. It was the most powerful weapon deployed by US field artillery units during WWII and was able to fire a 160kg high explosive projectile 23 km. It was the largest field piece used by the US Army. Designed together with the longer ranged 8-inch Gun M1, they both shared a related carriage, but the use of the 8-inch gun was limited due to excessive bore wear and poor accuracy. However the howitzer saw considerable action during World War II in Europe due to its effectiveness against difficult targets such as heavy concrete fortifications. They also saw service with the British Super Heavy Regiments of the Royal Artillery.
The US Army retained the 240 mm howitzer after World War II, and later deployed it in the Korean War, as the armament of the M40 SPG.

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Ref US141
Weight 0.20 kg
Price: £20.99

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Shown with the 38ton M6 High Speed Tractor available as kit US140
Shown with the 38ton M6 High Speed Tractor available as kit US140


Painted diorama photographs are by the Master pattern maker Neil Craig.
Painted diorama photographs are by the Master pattern maker Neil Craig.






The Crane Truck & Trailer are available as kit US146.
The Crane Truck & Trailer are available as kit US146.


Painted diorama photographs are by the Master pattern maker Neil Craig.
Painted diorama photographs are by the Master pattern maker Neil Craig.


 

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