M32

M32 Recovery Vehicle

The M32 was a Recovery Tank, using the hull of a Sherman M4A1. The original turret was replace by a fixed turret and a winch with crane was mounted on the hull. The M32 could lift more than 13 tons. According to US and German combat reports, we suggest that there was a M32 with Task Force Baum.

Technical Specification:

Weight: 28 t Length:   5,93 m
Width: 2,62 m Height: 2,11 m
Engine: 400 HP Speed: 38 km/h
Fuel tank capacity: 662 ltr Range: 190 km
Weapons: 1 x MG .50 cal 1 x MG .30 cal
Front hull protection: ? Crew: 4
Radio ?
Series: 1.657 Year of Production: Jun 1943 - Jun 1945

 

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