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United States' M3 medium tank production

Production Dates Quantity Manufacturer
M3 April 1941- August 1942, June 1941 - August 1942 385 ALCO, American Loco
April 1941 - March 1942, June 1941 - March 1942 295 Baldwin
April 1941 - August 1942, July 1941 - August 1942 3,243 Detroit, Detroit Arsenal, Detroit Tank Arsenal
July 1941 - July 1942, August 1941 - July 1942 501 Pressed Steel, PSC
August 1941 - July 1942 500 Pullman
1940   Chrysler, Baldwin Locomotive, ALCO, others
Total 4,924  
M3A1 February - August 1942 300 ALCO, American Loco
    American Locomotive Co., Baldwin Locomotive Works, Detroit Arsenal
1940 300 ALCO
M3A2 January - February 1942, January - March 1942, February 1942 12 Baldwin
1941   Baldwin Locomotive Works
Total 12  
M3A3 March - December 1942 322 Baldwin
1941   Baldwin Locomotive Works
M3A4 June - August 1942 109 Chrysler, Detroit, Detroit Arsenal
1942   Chrysler
M3A5 January - November 1942, January - December 1942 332, 591 Baldwin
    American Locomotive Co., Baldwin Locomotive Works, Detroit Arsenal
1941   Chrysler, Baldwin Locomotive, ALCO, others
Total April 1941 - December 1942 6,258 American Locomotive Co: 685
Baldwin Locomotive Works: 534

Sources:

  1. The Encyclopedia of Tanks and Armored Fighting Vehicles - The Comprehensive Guide to Over 900 Armored Fighting Vehicles From 1915 to the Present Day, General Editor: Christopher F. Foss, 2002
  2. The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II, Chris Bishop, 1998
  3. Airfix Magazine Guide #26 American Tanks of World War 2, Terry Gander and Peter Chamberlain, 1977
  4. M3 Lee/Grant Medium Tank 1941-45, Steven J Zaloga, 2005
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  6. Tank Data, Aberdeen Proving Grounds Series, 1968?
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  8. Battle Winning Tanks, Aircraft & Warships of World War II, David Miller, 2000
  9. Airfix Magazine Guide #26 American Tanks of World War 2, Terry Gander and Peter Chamberlain, 1977
  10. AFV 11: M3 Medium (Lee/Grant), Peter Chamberlain and Chris Ellis
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