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International Harvester M5 HST
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No: 1792   Contributor: Alf van Beem   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: Navistar International   Country: The Netherlands
International Harvester M5 HST

M5 High Speed Tracktor 13-ton Nicknamed 'King Kong'. These vehicles were designed to eather pull a 105 mm Howitzer M2, or the 155 mm Long Tom field artillery pice. It's only weapon of defence was a M2 Browning machine gun. See picture #1791 for more info.
Picture added on 26 July 2010 at 17:50
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Marshall Museum, Overloon, Netherlands
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It was also used to tow a M1 155mm Howitzer in Europe during WWII. How do I know this? My father was in the 36th division, 155th Field Artillery Batallion, Battery B and I have pictures to prove it.

Added by Brian Kaye on 28 September 2011.
Hi Brain,
Could you, and would you like to upload them?
Regards,

Added by AlfvanBeem on 28 September 2011.
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