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M7 Priest

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    M7 priest

    Dubbed English crews Priest (Priest) for

    cupola-shaped chair, M-7 has emerged as

    Result

    American experiments with howitzers mounted on

    half-track. But for a full combat use

    fully tracked vehicles were required for this role was selected

    Tank M-3 (middle). The British got a lot of these machines Lend -

    Lisa and first put to use in the Second Battle of El Alamein

    autumn 1942. The success of these self-propelled guns made

    England ordered 5,500 cars which were delivered to the

    British Isles for only a year after their first

    appearances on the battlefield. The main drawback of machines is,

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    howitzer did not meet accepted standards in England, and it

    require a separate supply of ammunition. Mobile and reliable

    M-7 fought to end the war and for a long time remained in service as a

    Armored transporter, and widely exported to

    Different countries

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    Production:

    U.S.

    Crew:

    5

    weight:

    22,5 ton

    Dimensions:

    length 6.02 m, width 2.88 m, height 2.54 m

    Range:

    201 km (125 miles)

    Armor:

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    25.4 mm

    Armament:

    105-mm howitzer, a 12.7-mm anti-aircraft gun

    Engine

    :

    9-cylinder engine capacity of 375 hp Continental. with.

    Ride quality:

    Max road speed: 42 km / h; fording 1.2m;

    Fording wall to 0.6 m trench 1.9m

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