|Type 93 Armoured Car|
Japanese armored cars in the Battle for Shanghai. A Type 93 is second from left.
|Place of origin||Empire of Japan|
|Manufacturer||Ishikawajima Motorcar Factory|
|Slits for rifles or light machine guns|
|241 km (150 mi)|
|Speed||40 km/h road, 59.5 km/h rail|
Description[edit | edit source]
The Type 93 was specifically designed to be operated on rail or roads. For that purpose, it was equipped with two kinds of wheels: flanged steel wheels for railroad use, and solid rubber tires for roads. They were used extensively in China.
References[edit | edit source]
- Daugherty, Leo J. (2002). Fighting techniques of a Japanese infantryman : 1941-1945 : training, techniques, and weapons. St. Paul, Minn.: MBI. p. 90. ISBN 0-7603-1145-5. http://books.google.com/books?id=aLilcBtI41EC&lpg=PA90&dq=Type%2093%20Armoured%20Car&pg=PA90#v=onepage&q=Type%2093%20Armoured%20Car&f=false.
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