Surviving US Self-propelled Artillery / Gun Motor Carriage

Last update : January 24 , 2010
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Listed here are the US pre-1945 Self-propelled Guns that still exist today.

Neil Baumgardner - http://www.com-central.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=11569

M1920 Gun Motor Carriage – Aberdeen U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, MD (USA)

Unknown source

M1922E Mk X GMC "Slo Poke." – Aberdeen U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, MD (USA)

"181010 ", May 2008 - http://good-times.webshots.com/album/563149023ApnLhk?start=12

M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Saumur Tank Museum (France)
Serial Number A-1436 (France AFVs register)

"181010 ", May 2008

Second M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Saumur Tank Museum (France)
Serial Number A-678, originally nicknamed “Thèbes”, according to paint remains on the side (France AFVs register)

"181010 ", May 2008

Third M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Saumur Tank Museum (France)

Pierre-Olivier Buan, August 2007 - http://the.shadock.free.fr/Tanks_in_France/ardennes44_deville/index.html

M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – "Ardennes 44" association, Deville (France)
Serial Number A-917 (France AFVs register)

http://www.asphm.com/projets/projet_m8_hmc/projet_m8_hmc.html

M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Association de Sauvegarde du Patrimoine Historique et Militaire (ASPHM), La Wantzenau (France)
Serial Number A-555.This tank was recovered from a fire range at Donaueschingen, Germany (France AFVs register)

Pierre-Olivier Buan, July 2007 - http://the.shadock.free.fr/Tanks_in_France/m8hmc_andelot/index.html

M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Andelot-Blancheville (France)

Unknown source

M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – August 1944 Museum, Falaise (France)

“kuma-ailin”, September 2007 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/12569773@N05/1313981494/in/set-72157601831116126/

M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Armor Academy and military base, HuKou (Taiwan)

Neil Baumgardner, May 2009 - http://www.com-central.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=11415

M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Fort Lee U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, VA (USA)
Serial Number A-339 (USA AFVs register) This tank was part of the first batch of 200 vehicles that were transferred from Aberdeen Proving Ground MD, to Fort Lee VA

Neil Baumgardner - http://www.com-central.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=7104

M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – 45th Infantry Division Museum, Oklahoma City, OK (USA)

“shane” - http://picasaweb.google.com/incomplete/PonyTracksRanchTankMuseum

M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Jacques Littlefield Collection, Portola, CA (USA)
Serial Number A-1270 (USA AFVs register)

“jromansosa”, November 2008 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/10157440@N07/3054439176/

M8 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Museo del transporte, Xalapa, Veracruz (Mexico)

Roger Davis, May 2009 - http://www.cdsg.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=258

M12 Gun Motor Carriage – Aberdeen U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, MD (USA)
Serial Number 35. This M12 GMC is the last survivor of the 100 ever produced (USA AFVs register)

http://www.asphm.com/vehicules/m19_gun_motor_carriage/m19_gun_motor_carriage.html

M19 GMC – ASPHM collection, La Wantzenau (France) – running condition

“B737NG”, April 2009 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/lexich_76/3479621210/in/set-72157617290866869/

M19 Gun Motor Carriage – Kubinka Tank Museum (Russia)

”TMA_O”, October 2009 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/39568612@N08/4013354878/in/set-72157622512516632/

M19 GMC – Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution, Beijing (China)

Grete Howard, October 2008 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/11683866@N06/2961620023/in/set-72157608248577623/

M19 GMC – Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum, Pyongyang (North Korea)

Neil Baumgardner, September 2004 - http://www.com-central.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=9593

M19 GMC – Virginia Museum of Military Vehicles, Nokesville, VA (USA)

“Joe_D”, March 2009 - http://s49.photobucket.com/albums/f266/Ranchero76/Camp%20Shelby%20outdoor%20museum%20displays/

M19 Gun Motor Carriage – Mississippi Armed Forces Museum, Camp Shelby Hattiesburg, MS (USA)

Neil Baumgardner, MArch 2009 - http://www.com-central.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=11135

M19 Gun Motor Carriage – Jackson Barracks Military Museum, New Orleans, LA (USA)

‘’nikky182003’’ - http://s139.photobucket.com/albums/q294/nikky182003/fort%20bliss%20museum/

M19 Gun Motor Carriage – Air Defense Artillery Museum, Fort Bliss, El Paso, TX (USA)

http://www.armorama.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=Reviews&file=index&req=showcontent&id=1405

M19A1 GMC – World War II US Military Vehicle Museum, San Rafael, CA (USA)

Vladimir Yakubov - http://svsm.org/gallery/M19

M19 Gun Motor Carriage – Jacques Littlefield Collection, Portola, CA (USA)

Martin Claydon, August 2004 - http://homepage.ntlworld.com/mclaydon/land.htm

M40 Gun Motor Carriage – Imperial War Museum, Duxford (UK)

Neil Baumgardner, June 2006 - http://www.com-central.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=4184

M40 Gun Motor Carriage – Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich (UK)

Pierre-Olivier Buan, February 2007 - http://news.webshots.com/photo/2776717570100192038AQGKCV

M40 Gun Motor Carriage – Auto + Technik Museum, Sinsheim (Germany)

Mark Pellegrini, September 2007 - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:155mm_Gun_Motor_Carriage_M40_2.JPG

M40 Gun Motor Carriage – Fort Lee U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, VA (USA)
This tank was part of the first batch of 200 vehicles that were transferred from Aberdeen Proving Ground MD, to Fort Lee VA

“Benteen”, June 2006 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/benteen/159644621/sizes/o/

M40 Gun Motor Carriage – Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, Fort Knox, KY (USA)

“armorfanatic”, May 2004 - http://news.webshots.com/photo/1142471834053103199BrrTCM

M40 GMC – Arkansas National Guard Museum, Camp Robinson, Little Rock, AR (USA)

Chris Neel

M40 Gun Motor Carriage – 4th Infantry Division museum, Fort Hood, TX (USA)

Chris Hughes, July 2008

M40 Gun Motor Carriage hull – Jacques Littlefield Collection, Portola, CA (USA)
The howitzer and some parts are missing on this SPG, and it has to be restored

“mickael“ - http://vmartois.forumactif.fr/blindes-f3/m40-gmc-self-propelled-155mm-howitzer-a-vendre-t275.htm

M40 Gun Motor Carriage wreck – unknow location (UK)
This GMC wreck was for sale few years ago (2006)

http://s144.photobucket.com/albums/r183/plainmilitary/RANGE%20WRECKS%202/?action=view&current=RT69.jpg

M40 Gun Motor Carriage wreck – Bovington Tank Museum (UK)
This tank was previously a target on a fire range, it was recovered very recently

Mark Pellegrini - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:155mm_Howitzer_Motor_Carriage_M41_1.JPG

T64E1 “Gorilla” (M41 HMC proto) – Fort Lee U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, VA (USA)
Serial Number 2 (USA AFVs register). This tank was part of the first batch of 200 vehicles that were transferred from Aberdeen Proving Ground MD, to Fort Lee VA

”TMA_O”, October 2009 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/39568612@N08/4013348864/in/set-72157622512516632/

M41 HMC (Gorilla) – Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution, Beijing (China)

Roy Chow, June 2005 - http://www.toadmanstankpictures.com/m43.htm

M43 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Wyoming, MI (USA)

”jwfhb”, September 2007 - http://www.flickr.com/photos/94141189@N00/1318301351/in/set-72157602339689513/

M43 Howitzer Motor Carriage – 1st Cavalry Division Museum, Ft. Hood, TX (USA)

Chris Hughes, September 2005 - http://www.toadmanstankpictures.com/m43pt2.htm

M43 Howitzer Motor Carriage – American Society of Military History "Tankland" South El Monte, CA (USA)

Roger Davis, May 2009 - http://www.cdsg.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=257

T92 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Aberdeen U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, MD (USA)
Serial Number 1, out of 5 built vehicles. The gun is lying behind the tank but the gun superstructure is currently missing (AFV News forum)

Neil Baumgardner, July 2009 - http://www.com-central.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=11732

T92 Howitzer Motor Carriage Detroit Arsenal, Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, MI (USA)
This tank is one of the 5 prototypes ever built

Neil Baumgardner, May 2009 - http://www.com-central.net/index.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=11414

T88 Howitzer Motor Carriage – Fort Lee U.S. Army Ordnance Museum, VA (USA)
This tank was part of the first batch of 200 vehicles that were transferred from Aberdeen Proving Ground MD, to Fort Lee VA

I’m looking for photos of those vehicles:
M8 HMC – Unknown private owner (UK) – was previously owned by a French collector (“Willy” from Clermont-Ferrand) M8 HMC – Carpiagne military camp (France) M8 HMC – two vehicles at Brent Mullins Jeep Parts M8 HMC – 4 or 5 vehicles were still in service with the Mexican army in 1996 M19A1 GMC – Ray Bentley, Adam Metal Products, Ledgewood, NJ (USA) M19A1 GMC – Private collection, Titusville, FL (USA) – was previously part of the World War II Vehicle Museum and Learning Center in Hubbard OH, USA (AFV News forum) M19A1 GMC – Fort Wayne, Detroit, IN (USA) M40 GMC – Charleston, AR (USA) - SN 381 (USA AFVs register) M40 GMC – Mena, AR (USA) M43 GMC – Fort Sill, OK (USA)

This document is a compilation of photos published on the web. I would like to thank especially Rafał Białęcki, who deserved the most of the job on this document, and also the people who took these photos and put them on their websites, or sent them to me, and those who helped me doing these lists (particularly people of the AFV News Discussion Board). For any question, you can email me at soldat_ryan@hotmail.com Main page : http://the.shadock.free.fr/Surviving_Panzers.html

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