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Hobby Master HG6001 M18 Hellcat Tank Destroyer "Battle of the Bulge"

Item No.: Hobby Master HG6001
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Fully Assembled - Authentic Scale - Die-Cast and Plastic Parts
The 76 mm M18 tank destroyer was produced by General Motors Buick Division who named the M18 the "Hellcat". The M18 was the fastest tracked AFV of WWII reaching speeds up to 60 mph. The speed was possible because of the lack of heavy armor. The theory was speed would be the vehicles protection. Quite often German Panthers and Tigers would fall victim to the M18 because the German tanks turret couldn't turn fast enough to return fire. The M18 was also present in the war in the Pacific.

Specifications:

  • Classification:      76mm Gun Motor Carriage (T70)
  • Produced By:        General Motors, Buick Division
  • Production Period: July 1943 to October 1944
  • Number of Units Produced: 2,507
  • Crew:                   5
  • Engine:                R975 Continental Radial, 973 cu. in. 0 Cylinder air-cooled, 400HP, 2400 RPM.
  • Transmission:       4 speed Torqmatic
  • Max.Speed:          50mph
  • Length:                21ft 10in
  • Width:                   9ft 5in
  • Height                   8ft 5in
  • Max.Weight:          37.557 lbs.
  • Armament:            1× 76mm M1A2 main gun, 76 rounds
  •                             1× .50cal H2HB Machine gun, 800 rounds, 5× MI .30cal carbines, 450 rounds, 6× WP M50 smoke grenades, 6× MK.II fragmentation grenedes, 4× smoke pods            


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  • 3A-705TD,  Arnhem, 1944 "Battle of the Bulge".
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