1/48 U.S. Howitzer Motor Carriage M8

$17.20

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Features

  • 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit. Length: 92mm, width: 48mm.
  • Features realistic renderings of interior details (such as main gun breech) of turret, plus the howitzer covered by a distinctive sleeve.
  • Assembly type tracks feature one-piece straight sections.
  • Includes two marking options to depict the 106th Cavalry Reconnaissance Group, Germany or the 758th Tank Battalion, Italy.
  • Metal chassis weights give the model a realistic heavy feel.
  • Comes with one full body commander figure.

Howitzer Motor Carriage M8

This model kit, represented in 1/48 scale, recreates the 75 mm Howitzer Motor Carriage M8. The M8 was a self-propelled howitzer vehicle, used by United States during World War II. The M8, developed on the same chassis as the one used on the M5 Stuart tank, came equipped with a M116 howitzer in an M7 mount. Around 1,800 M8 units were-manufactured, from September 1942 to early 1944. M8’s saw action in Italy, Western Europe, and the Pacific, and supported U.S. infantry until the end of the war. This kit features a completely new kit design based upon the intensive research of the actual vehicle.

Weight 21.5 lbs
Dimensions 23.6 × 17.3 × 16.2 in