List of military vehicles of World War II

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The following is a list of Second World War military vehicles organized by country, showing numbers produced in parentheses.

Afghanistan[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Utility vehicles[edit]

Australia[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Armoured car[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Utility vehicles[edit]

  • FN Tricar (331 ordered & partially delivered)

Bulgaria[edit]

Tankettes[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Self-propelled guns[edit]

Tank-based[edit]

Armored cars[edit]

Utility vehicles[edit]

Canada[edit]

Tanks[edit]

  • Ram (2,993) - Regular tank not used in combat, specialist models used
  • Grizzly I (188) - A modified version of the M4A1 Sherman tank license produced in Canada
  • Valentine (1,420) - Valentine tanks produced in Canada. Most sent to the Soviet Union as Lend-Lease aid. Some were retained in Canada for training.
  • Badger - a flame tank version of the Ram.

Self-propelled artillery[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Armoured car[edit]

Utility vehicles[edit]

China[edit]

Tankettes[edit]

Tanks[edit]

  • Renault FT (most of delivered 36 tanks, 3 tanks captured by Japanese in 1931)
  • M4 Sherman (35 tanks, only used in India-Burma Theater by Chinese Expedition Army)
  • M3 Stuart (M3A3, M5A1) (50 tanks, only used in India-Burma Theater by Chinese Expedition Army)
  • M24 Chaffee – 233
  • M18 Hellcat
  • Type 95 Ha-Go (Captured only)
  • Type 97 Chi-Ha (Captured only)
  • Panzer I (10 Bought from Germany before the war)
  • Vickers 6-ton (20 Bought from UK before the war)
  • Vickers amphibious tank M1931 (29 tanks purchased from GB)
  • British 12-ton tank (type unclear - likely Vickers Medium Mark II, possibly Cruiser Mk I, or remotely Matilda I)
  • T26 (88 provided by Soviets in 1938)
  • BT-5 (4 provided by Soviets in 1938)
  • Marmon-Herrington CTLS (few diverted from Dutch after the fall of Java)
  • AMR 35
  • T-34 (Supplied from Russia)

Armored cars[edit]

Czechoslovakia[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Tankettes[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Denmark[edit]

Finland[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Assault guns[edit]

France[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Armoured reconnaissance tanks[edit]

Armoured combat tanks[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Medium tanks[edit]

Heavy tanks[edit]

Tank destroyers[edit]

  • Laffly W15 TCC (70)
  • AMR 35 Renault ZT2 (10)
  • AMR 35 Renault ZT3 (10)
  • Somua S40 (trials)

Self propelled guns[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Armored cars[edit]

India[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Nazi Germany[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Medium tanks[edit]

Heavy tanks[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Utility vehicles[edit]

Motorcycles[edit]

  • BMW R75 (two wheel drive motorcycle with side car)
  • Nimbus (made in Denmark)
  • Zündapp KS750 (two wheel drive motorcycle with side car) (18,000)

Half-tracks[edit]

Self-propelled artillery[edit]

Assault guns[edit]

Tank destroyers[edit]

Self-propelled anti-aircraft guns[edit]

Remote controlled vehicles[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Tanks[edit]

  • Toldi I, II, IIa, and III (202)
  • Turan I and II (424)

Self-propelled guns[edit]

Self-propelled anti-aircraft guns[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Utility vehicles[edit]

Italy[edit]

Tankettes[edit]

  • Carro Veloce L3/33 (CV-33) (760)
  • Carro Veloce L3/35 (CV-35) (1,740)

Tanks[edit]

Tank[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Medium tanks[edit]

Heavy tanks[edit]

Destroyer Tanks[edit]

Tank destroyers[edit]

Self-propelled guns[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Utility vehicles[edit]

Japan[edit]

Tankettes[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Medium tanks[edit]

Heavy tanks[edit]

Amphibious tanks[edit]

Self-propelled guns[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Tankettes[edit]

Light Tank[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Converted tractors[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Also American M3 Stuart Tanks, called "Honeys" by the Brits and Commonwealth, used in Italy as recon vehicles

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

  • Beaverette NZ (208) light armoured car similar to the British Beaverette

Norway[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Poland[edit]

Tankettes[edit]

  • TK-3 (280)
  • TKS (260)
  • TKS with 20 mm gun (24)

Tanks[edit]

  • 4TP
  • 7TP (162)
  • 9TP (2 prototypes + 11 possible production models)
  • 10TP (1 prototype)
  • 14TP

Armored cars[edit]

Self-propelled guns[edit]

Artillery tractors[edit]

Utility vehicles[edit]

Romania[edit]

Tank destroyers[edit]

Tanks & Tankettes[edit]

  • R-1 (1 prototype + bought vehicles)
  • R-2 (bought vehicles)
  • R-3 (project)
  • Malaxa UE (built under licence)
  • T-26 with 37 mm gun (proposal, never made)

Armoured cars[edit]

Artillery tractors[edit]

Armored Fighting Vehicles[edit]

  • AB md. 1941

Siam[edit]

Tanks and Tankettes[edit]

Self-propelled guns[edit]

Anti-aircraft[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Soviet Union[edit]

Source: Zaloga (1984:125, 225).

Tankettes[edit]

  • T-27 (3,328 pre-war)

Tanks[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Medium tanks[edit]

  • T-28 (503 pre-war)
  • T-34 (1,225 pre-war)
    • T-34-76 (33,805)
    • T-34-85 (21,048)
  • T-44

Heavy tanks[edit]

[Light Tanks][edit]

Self-propelled guns[edit]

Rocket artillery[edit]

Anti-aircraft[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Amphibious armoured cars[edit]

Half-tracks[edit]

Aerosans[edit]

Artillery tractors[edit]

Improvised AFVs[edit]

Motor vehicles[edit]

  • [All types] (272,600 pre-war)

United Kingdom[edit]

Artillery tractors[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Medium tanks[edit]

Heavy tanks[edit]

Cruiser tanks[edit]

Infantry tanks[edit]

Self-propelled guns[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Lorries[edit]

United States[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

Medium tanks[edit]

Heavy tanks[edit]

Tank destroyers[edit]

Self-propelled artillery[edit]

Self-propelled anti-aircraft guns[edit]

Armoured personnel carriers[edit]

Armoured cars[edit]

Artillery tractors[edit]

Amphibious[edit]

Utility vehicles[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

Tanks[edit]

Light tanks[edit]

  • M3A3 with 20mm Flak 38 Flakvierling (2)
  • M3A3 with 7.5 cm PaK 40 (3)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Ware 2012, p. 191.
  2. ^ Ware 2012, p. 193.
  3. ^ Ware 2012, p. 216.
  4. ^ Ware 2012, p. 196.
  5. ^ Ware 2012, p. 198.
  6. ^ a b c d Ware 2012, p. 199.
  7. ^ Ware 2012, p. 201.
  8. ^ Ware 2012, p. 205.
  9. ^ Ware 2012, p. 207.
  10. ^ Ware 2012, p. 211.
  11. ^ Ware 2012, p. 213.
  12. ^ Ware 2012, p. 214.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Chamberlain, Peter; Doyle, Hilary (1999). Encyclopedia of German Tanks of World War Two: The Complete Illustrated Dictionary of German Battle Tanks, Armoured Cars, Self-Propelled Guns and Semi-Track. Cassell. ISBN 978-1854095183.
  • Taki's Imperial Japanese Army Page - Akira Takizawa
  • Ware, P (2012). The illustrated guide to military vehicles. Wigston: Hermes House. ISBN 0-85723-953-8.
  • Zaloga, Steven J.; James Grandsen (1984). Soviet Tanks and Combat Vehicles of World War Two. Arms and Armour Press, London. ISBN 0-85368-606-8.
  • Zaloga, Steven J. (2007). Japanese Tanks 1939–45. Osprey. ISBN 978-1-8460-3091-8.

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