M5 Stuart (multiple)

I photographed these M5A1 Stuart light tanks at Arlington and Willows Run Airport near Detroit. Cadillac upgraded the engine (previously radial) of the M3 Stuart and so many changes were made to the hull that a new designation had to be given. These later versions were the M5 Stuart with larger welded hulls and expanded turrets to accommodate radio equipment. In the African campaign, some M5 Stuarts were used to create M5 Kangaroo artillery tractors in circumstances where Universal Carriers were unavailable.

M5A1 Stuart “Carol”

Arlington Airport 2018

Flying Heritage Collection 2019

Flying Heritage Collection 2023

M5A1 Stuart

Willows Run airfield; Detroit 2010

M5A1 Stuart

NMMV Dubois 2021