Trailer – M38 Military field kitchen

History This mobile food kitchen is a model manufactured in 1916 ; one item is shown at the WWI museum in Meaux. This kitchen was, during this period, horse-drawn, fitted with removable carriage arms. This model was subsequently modified in 1936, then again in 1938. Various manufacturers produced it: …

Trailer – C-2 (40′)

History The C-2 semi-trailer was built by Trailer Co. Of America for US Army Air Force, to transport aircrafts. It was normally associated to the wrecker trucks built by Bierdmann (C-2), Corbitt (54SD6), and Federal (606). The C-2 trailer was built in two lengths: 25’ and 40’. A dolly could…

Tank transporter Fruehauf M15A1 trailer

History In 1942, It was clear that a new tank transporter was necessary with better off-road performances than the M9 Rogers. Due to its 24 small diameter wheels, the M9 Rogers Brothers Inc. was ineffective on rough terrain. For their part, the British had taken another way, by transforming more than 200…

Trailer – M10 ammunition

History M10 Ammo Trailer has been designed to be mainly pulled by Priest M7 tank, 105mm Sherman, but could also be pulled by class 2,5 Tons trucks, half-tracks, armoured vehicles etc. Maximum of three M10 trailers could be coupled in a line to the above vehicles. The trailer carried the following ammunitions…

Trailer – 10-ton semi-trailer

History This trailer is more widely known in France under the name of “Fiche 75” than under its real name “semi-trailer, cargo, 7-ton (10-ton gross)”. This designation « Fiche 75 » arises from the French Army which used numerous items post WWII. The designation was also repeated in the civilian sector due…