Had open topped turret from M8 Motor Carriage.3 Late in 1943 some had the Canadian built Ronson flamethrower replacing the 75 mm gun. The Marines also tried mounting T45 (2 banks of 10 rockets)1 or T54 (20 183 mm rockets)1 rocket launchers on its side.1
The 75 mm howitzer fired a 18 lb HE shell at a muzzle velocity of 1,250'/sec.3
The LVT (A)(4) was first used at Saipan in June 1944.2
It was primarily used by US Army and Marines in the Pacific.