During the World War II (1939 to 1945), different nations had to exert their best to ensure that their country’s security is prioritized and protected. Apart from well-armed forces, different World War II military vehicles were seen. These do not just bring the forces to their targeted area, these are also equipped with high-caliber guns, missiles and bombs to ensure that they can successfully protect their areas.
World War II Military Vehicles
Here are some strange but powerful World War II military vehicles that will surely amaze you.
The 39M Csaba is a type of armored vehicle created for the Royal Hungarian Army during World War II. It is equipped with a 20 mm cannon, a 9 mm armored plating, and a 8 mm machine gun fixed on a centrally mounted turret. It also has a detachable 8 mm light machine gun that is fired through the rear hatch in the anti-aircraft role. It can be driven in 2 ways – one at the front and one at the rear area.
The BA-64, also called “Bobik” by its crews, is a light armoured military vehicle during the World War II used by the Soviet Army from 1942 into the early 1960s. It is intended for the reconnaissance and liaison tasks. There were a total of 9,110 built.
C15TA Armoured Truck
Produced by Canada, the C15TA was developed from the Otter Light Reconnaissance Car by General Motors Canada. It was guaranteed with good performance since it has used the chassis of the Chevrolet C15 Canadian Military Pattern truck design.
Canadian GM Mark I
Here’s another powerful World War II military vehicle. The Canadian GM Mark I, also known as Otter Light Reconnaissance Car, was created for British and Commonwealth. It was based on the Chevrolet C15 Canadian Military Pattern truck chassis. It also used many standard GM components.
Fox Armoured Car
Here’s another addition to our list of World War II military vehicles. Constructed by Canada, it has manually traversed turret which fitted with 0.303 and 050 in machine guns. It can carry 4 crews – the vehicle commander, the driver, a gunner and a wireless operator.
Humber Light Reconnaissance Car
Also known as Humberette or Ironside, this British armored car was used by the military during the World War II. It was equipped by Wireless Set No. 19, a mobile radio transceiver designed to be used by the armored troops of the British Army. From 1940 to 1943 over 3600 units were manufactured.
Better known as the Beaverette, this armored vehicle was used for home defence service and training by the British Army and RAF Regiment.