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Fighting First: US Forces In North Africa 1942-43

Step 1. Begin assembly of the Halftrack by attaching the right-hand side tracks to the hull section.  Step 2. Next, attach the left-hand side tracks to the hull section.
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Below: Both tracks in place.  Step 3. Next, attach the right fender to the from of the Halftrack.
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Step 4. Attach the right-hand side wheel to the axle. Step 5. Repeat for the left-hand side.
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Below: Left-hand side fender in place. Step 6. Attach the left-hand side wheel to the axle.
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Step 6. Next, attached the bumper to the front of the Halftrack. Step 7. Affix the windshield to the hull.
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Below: Windshield in place. Step 8. Position the driver on the drivers seat.
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Step 9. Position the mortar insert in the back of the halftrack. Step 10. Attach the rear door to the back of the halftrack.
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Below: Rear door in position.
Step 11. Attach the MG to the windshield.
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Below: MG in place. Step 12. Fit the crew in the back of the mortar carrier.
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Below: A fully assembled M4 81mm Mortar Carrier.
Assembling The M4 81mm Armored Mortar Carrier (UBX62)


Last Updated On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by Chris at Battlefront