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M1a2/M5 3 inch Anti-Tank Gun
Specifications
Type Heavy Anti-Tank Gun
Armament 76.2 mm Anti-Tank Gun
Gun Elevation  ?
Turret Traverse  ?
Crew 2 (Commander, Gunner)
Weight 2,525kg
Tow Class Heavy
M5 3inch 76mm optics.png
Main Gun Optics
Specifications
Designation  ?
Magnification  ?
Field of View  ?

Used by the French as part of the American Lend Lease plan, the M1a2/M5 was the American 3 inch AA gun that was configured for anti-tank use on both the M10 Tank Destroyer and Sherman 76 mm equipped tanks. It was first mounted on the M1a2 105 mm howitzer carriage when the need to get a bigger AT gun into the action than they had with the British 6 pounder based M1a1/M1, showed its consequences with the new German Tiger tanks. It served well with the United States Army in addition to other Allied nations under lend lease.

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