Search our Website


Stuart M5A1 - American Tank, WWII

« Previous | Index | Next »

M3 Stuart light tank

M3 Stuart light tank

The Stuart was a light tank which was intended to perform reconnaissance and screening operations similar to the role formerly played by cavalry. The name "Stuart" was given to the tank by the British. The British soldiers in North Africa called them "Honeys". The Stuart tanks fought in the Pacific, Mediterranean and European theaters of operation. They were used by U.S., British, Commonwealth and Soviet amies. Photo source: Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection, Reproduction number LC-USE6-D-005866



^Top


Stuart light tank

Stuart M5A

Over 25,000 Stuart light tanks were built (M3s and M5s) .



^Top


Advertisement