The Medium Tank M3 was an American tank used during World War II. In Britain the tank was called by two names based on the turret configuration. Tanks employing US pattern turrets were called the "General Lee", named after Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Variants using British pattern turrets were known as "General Grant", named after U.S. General Ulysses S. Grant.  Design commenced in July 1940, and the first M3s were operational in late 1941.

The Medium Tank was an American tank used during World War II. In Britain the…

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Armor 2588: Takom Models 2085 1 35 Us M3 Lee Early Medium Tank Kit -> BUY IT NOW ONLY: $53.95 on eBay!

bmashina: “Download machine gun ammunition in the tank M3 “Lee / Grant” ”

bmashina: “Download machine gun ammunition in the tank M3 “Lee / Grant” ”

Romanian soldiers posing on captured tank M3 “Lee”. April 1943. These tanks were supplied under lend-lease to the USSR, where a special love-not used - effect immodest dimensions of the tank, the placement of weapons, low permeability and low speed. What is interesting in this battle machine - the tank survived the war and were part of the Romanian armored units until 1949-the year, until it wore out. Spare parts Romanians were not found and he went under the write-off. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

Romanian soldiers posing on captured tank M3 “Lee”. April 1943. These tanks were supplied under lend-lease to the USSR, where a special love-not used - effect immodest dimensions of the tank, the placement of weapons, low permeability and low speed. What is interesting in this battle machine - the tank survived the war and were part of the Romanian armored units until 1949-the year, until it wore out. Spare parts Romanians were not found and he went under the write-off. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

the_ww2_memoirs The 6 crewmen of an American M3 "Lee" tank belonging to "D" Company, 2nd Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, show off the ammunition of the M3 Lee's 75mm cannon during the race to cut off the Axis in Tunisia, Operation "Torch", 24th of November, 1942. The M3 "Lee" was the main American medium tank from 1941-1943 but by 1943 it was largely obsolete and was being replaced by the M4 Sherman. The M3 "Lee" was slow, obsolete, had weak cannons, cumbersome…

the_ww2_memoirs The 6 crewmen of an American M3 "Lee" tank belonging to "D" Company, 2nd Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, show off the ammunition of the M3 Lee's 75mm cannon during the race to cut off the Axis in Tunisia, Operation "Torch", 24th of November, 1942. The M3 "Lee" was the main American medium tank from 1941-1943 but by 1943 it was largely obsolete and was being replaced by the M4 Sherman. The M3 "Lee" was slow, obsolete, had weak cannons, cumbersome…

BRITISH ARMY NORTH AFRICA (E 14050)   Lee tank of 'C' Squadron, 4th (Queen's Own) Hussars, 2nd Armoured Brigade, El Alamein position, Egypt, 7 July 1942.

E Lee tank of 'C' Squadron (Queen's Own) Hussars Armoured Brigade El Alamein position Egypt 7 July

Flames of War 113523: Flames Of War, Us M3 Lee Platoon, Resin Models, Professionally Painted -> BUY IT NOW ONLY: $68 on eBay!

Flames of War 113523: Flames Of War, Us M3 Lee Platoon, Resin Models, Professionally Painted -> BUY IT NOW ONLY: $68 on eBay!

M3 Lee - United States

M3 Lee

Lee was a medium tank built by the US and used in WWII the USA, Australia, Brazil, Canada.

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