PMMS
Half Track
M2/M3 Half-Track
References


Available references for the U.S. M2/M3 Half-Track
listed in no particular order,
some titles may be out of print or hard to find.
There are additional magazine articles about covering different types.

Book

Half-Track
A History of American
Semi-Tracked Vehicles

R.P Hunnicutt
ISBN 0-89141-742-7

Detailed technical coverage of all half-track versions including many experimental and pilot vehicles.

Like the Sherman book, this is a must for reference on the U.S. Half-Track series, included 1:48 plans on most types.

Book

U.S. WWII Half-track
Cars M2, M2A1, M9A1 & Personnel Carriers M3, M3A1, M5, M5A1

Tankograd Technical Manual Series No.6009

Book

U.S. WWII Half-track
Mortar Carriers, Howitzers, Motor Carriages &
Gun Motor Carriages

Tankograd Technical Manual Series No.6010

Book

U.S. Half-Tracks
Their Design and Development

David R.Haugh
Darlington Productions
ISBN 1-8992848-02-3

Excellent book of the development and service life of the Halt-Track with many detailed photos and covers most types in service.

Book

U.S. Half-Tracks
ib Combat 1941-1945

by Steven J. Zaloga
Concord Armor at War Series 7031
ISBN 0-9708407-8-0
Concord Publications
Soft cover, 72 pages.

Excellent photo coverage on the Half Track in action during WWII.

Book

Boresight US Halftrack Special
AMPS Journal
Vol.15, No.5 Sept/Oct 2007

AMPS

Book

M3 Infantry Half-Track
1940-73

Steven J. Zaloga, Peter Sarson
Osprey New Vanguard 11
ISBN 1-85532-467-9

Another good overall coverage of the subject although the smaller format doesn't allow the detailed coverage of the Hunnicutt or Darlington Productions books

Book

US Half-Tracks M2 - M3 - M5 - M9
Military Vehicles in Detail 3

by Terry J Gander.
Published by Ian Allan Publishing.
ISBN 0 7110 03047 3
Soft covers, 96 pages.

Book

M3 Half-Track in action
Armor in action #2034
Jim Mesco
Squadron Signal Publications
ISBN 0-89747-363-9

Typical Squadron Signal photo coverage with captions of the M2/M3 half-track despite the title of M3 Half-track

Book

Walk Around
M2/M3 Half-Track

Armor Walk Around #5704
Squadron Signal Publications
ISBN 0-89747-363-9

Top notch Walk Around photos of the M2/M3 with plenty of detail for the modeller.

Book

Multiple Gun Motor Carriage M16
Kagero Topshots 37
ISBN 978-83-60445-52-5

Extensive close-up walkarounds of the M16 MGMC

Easy 1 CD

WWII US War Department Technical Manual CD-ROM TM9-710 Basic Half Track Vehicle (White, Autocar, Diamond T)

Easy 1 Productions #T017

 

Toadman CD

Toadman's M2A1 Half Track Photo Detail CD

toadmanstankpictures.com

Detailed photo walk around on the M2A1 Half Track

Book Blue Steel 2
M3 Halftracks in South Lebanon

by Moustafa El-Assad
74 pages soft cover
Book The Half-Track in Canadian Service
by Bill Inglee.
Published Service Publications, Canada
Book

Wydawnictwo Militaria 25
Half-Track,
Volume1

Wydawnictwo

Good overall photo coverage with additonal text and captions in both Polish and English

Book

Lend Lease Vol II
Wydawnictwo Militaria 135

Wydawnictwo

Includes 12 pages of wartime images and text on Russian Lend Lease M2/M17 Half-Tracks

Book

American Half-Tracks
Modelist Konstruktor
publications 5'04

A very good coverage of the M3 Scout Car and M2/M3 Half-Track series from the development to service.
The text is entirely in Russian but there are 4 view 1:35 plans of the M3 Scout Car, M2 and M3 H/Ts plus other variants (M3 75mm GMC, M16) plus wartime photos of both U.S. and Russian half-tracks.

Book

Ground Power Magazine #148 - 9/2006
Published by GALILEO Publishing Co.,Ltd.
2-2-13 Misaki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Ground Power Website

Part 1 on the M2/M3 Half-Track series with detailed images, line drawings and 1:35 plans.
All text in Japanese

Book

Ground Power Magazine #149 - 10/2006
Published by GALILEO Publishing Co.,Ltd.
2-2-13 Misaki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Ground Power Website

Part 2 on the M2/M3 Half-Track series with detailed images, line drawings and 1:35 plans.
All text in Japanese

Book

Ground Power Magazine #150 - 11/2006
Published by GALILEO Publishing Co.,Ltd.
2-2-13 Misaki-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Ground Power Website

Part 3 on the M2/M3 Half-Track series with detailed images, line drawings and 1:35 plans.
Deal with anti-aircraft types
All text in Japanese

Book

US Halftracks of WWII
Tanks Illustrated No.15
Steven J. Zaloga
ISBN: 0-85368-697-1

Mostly images with photo captions and may be hard to find but many of the images are included in the Concord Half-Track book #7031


And yes I have all these titles in my Library apart from the Wydawnictwo Militaria 25


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