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I Love Kit Military 1/35 M19 Tank Transporter w/Hard Top Cab Kit

I Love Kit Military 1/35 M19 Tank Transporter w/Hard Top Cab Kit

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ILK-63501
$115.19 $143.99
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Model Dimensions     Length: 464mm   Width:82.5 mm  
Total Parts     750+
Metal Parts     n/a
Photo Etched Parts     2 pcs
Film Parts     n/a
Resin Parts     n/a
Box Contents
    17 Sprues, Cab and Tires
The Diamond T980/981 Tank Transporter was a heavy tank transporter, used in World War II and the following years. Designed as a heavy prime mover for tank transporting, the Diamond T 980 was the product of the Diamond T Company in Chicago. In 1940 the British Purchasing Commission, looking to equip the British Army with a vehicle capable of transporting larger and heavier tanks, approached a number of American truck manufacturers to assess their models. The Diamond T Company had a long history of building rugged, military vehicles for the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps and had recently produced a prototype heavy vehicle for the US Army which, with a few slight modifications met British requirements and an initial order for 200 was very quickly filled. The result was the Diamond T 980 (later 981), a vehicle that proved to be one of the most successful and memorable in its class. Powered by a 14.5 liter Hercules diesel engine, developing 201 bhp, it proved capable of the task of moving the heaviest tanks then in service.

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