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M-5 Prime Mover

M-5 Prime Mover | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Soldiers pulling 155mm howitzer with an M-5 tractor at Camp Adair, Oregon.  The original caption reads:  "This is the new M-5 tractor which replaces 2 and one-half ton trucks as the standard prime-mover for the big new 155 mm howitzers.  The tractor jockey is rated a member of the gun-crew of 10 men crew members (background) are picking up trails of gun preparatory to hooking on."
DESCRIPTION
Soldiers pulling 155mm howitzer with an M-5 tractor at Camp Adair, Oregon. The original caption reads: "This is the new M-5 tractor which replaces 2 and one-half ton trucks as the standard prime-mover for the big new 155 mm howitzers. The tractor jockey is rated a member of the gun-crew of 10 men crew members (background) are picking up trails of gun preparatory to hooking on."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:24690
Creation Date: 1945
Creator Name:United States. Army.
City:Camp Adair
County:
State:Oregon
Collection Name:McCormick - International Harvester
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:McCormick Mss 7z, album 587, pg. 61
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Tractors
Artillery
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Trucks

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