The M20 armored utility car was designed as an armored command car and armored personnel carrier/ammunition/cargo carrier on the M8 Greyhound armored car chassis. The vehicle was requested by the Tank Destroyer Command in 1942. The pilot model, designated T26, was...read more
The M36 emerged in 1944 as the “only American weapon that could consistently be counted on to knock out a Tiger". As a testament of the success of the M36, a month after the landings in Normandy, “The European Theater of Operations requested that all...read more
The automatic pistol, caliber .45, M1911, is a recoiloperated, magazine-fed, self-loading, hand weapon. The magazine holds 7 rounds. The pistol weighs about 2'/z pounds. It's a semi-automatic...read more
This is a very rare and impressive piece of history, deactivated main gun, weight 14 tons, towed by High Speed tractor or 7 ton truck, Price on application, this historic artillery is properly deactivated.
Allied paratroopers jumping across the Rhine river into Germany near Wesel during Operation Varsity on 23-24 March, 1945. British, Canadian and American soldiers participated in this op as well as more than 1000 planes. It was the largest airborne operation of World War II. Also shown is some...read more
The Wright Museum's mission is to preserve and share the stories of America's Greatest Generation for the benefit of generations to come. As a one-of-a-kind non-profit institution, the Wright Museum collects and displays artifacts that illustrate the Second World War's significant and lasting...(find out more)