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Page created: 12-Aug-2002
Last revision: 01-Oct-2015
 

T-16 CARRIER PHOTO

 

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The one and only T-16 carrier issued to the 48th Highlanders of Canada, in Holland, 1945. The 48th antitank platoon had used CMP 15cwt trucks to tow their guns and provide all-weather protection for the crews, all through the Italian campaign, and the introduction of the T-16 once they arrived in Holland was met with a less than enthusiastic response. At that stage in the war, their crews had come to appreciate the room and weather-protection of the truck. They kept their 15cwts...

The gentleman in the photo above is Pte. Dick Kenzie, who served with the 48th's carrier platoon through most of the war. Thanks to Art Johnson & Dick for forwarding the scan.


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