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AEC Mk III armored car, date unknown

Caption   AEC Mk III armored car, date unknown ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   STT 6219
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 28 Oct 2012

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
7 Nov 2014 05:12:03 AM

UNSUNG HERO: File photos shows a Mk.III w/markings assigned to Royal Armoured Corps Gunnery School, Lulworth Camp, Dorset UK 1944. Armored car is (AEC) Associated Equipment Company Mk III turret is taken from Infantry Tank Mk III Developed in 1941 with 629 vehicles built between 1942 - 1943 it was a 4 x 4 armored car w/a crew of four. The Mk.I saw service in North Africa and the Mk.II and Mk.III in Europe. Armed w/1 x 40mm main gun, w/58 rounds, 1 x 7.92 mm machine gun w/2000 rounds and 1 x .303 Bren Lt. machine gun w/600 rounds. AEC was a truck and bus manufacture before the war. After WWII survivors continued to serve with the British Army and Indian Army and were later phased out in the 1970s the Lebanese Army used them as late as 1979.

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