1943 T-24 Studebaker WWII Snow Weasel

The basic idea for the Weasel came from inventor Geoffrey Pyke in support of his proposals to attack German forces and industrial installations in Norway. Pyke’s plan to hamper the atomic weapons development project for which he proposed a fast light mechanized device that would transport small groups of commando troops of the 1st Special Service Force across the snow. In active service in Europe, Weasels were used to supply front line troops over difficult ground when wheeled vehicles were immobilized.
The engine was a Studebaker Model 6-170 Champion, a 6 cylinder 169.6 cubic inch 4-stroke engine. This was a production auto engine.


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