Author Topic: Latil 4×4 TAR Heavy Artillery Tractor and Lorry  (Read 131 times)

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Latil 4×4 TAR Heavy Artillery Tractor and Lorry
« on: December 19, 2021, 09:44:02 AM »
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This photograph was taken in 1919 and shows a fully tracked Latil TAR 4WD lorry in French Army service. The wheels have been removed and replaced with four tracked units to help it negotiate muddy undulating rough terrain. These are the later version of the ‘Mécanisme à Chenille’ track units as they are more triangular in shape. This gave the lorry higher ground clearance. (Photo Avant-Train-Latil.com)

More information here: https://tanks-encyclopedia.com/ww1-france-latil-tar-heavy-artillery-tractor-lorry/

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Re: Latil 4×4 TAR Heavy Artillery Tractor and Lorry
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2021, 10:06:25 AM »
Wow! Very cool!  8)
Something for MiniArt? And I promise I won't run it into a half-track.

Looks like this inspired Games Workshop when drawing up the Militarum Tempestus' "Taurox Prime".

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Re: Latil 4×4 TAR Heavy Artillery Tractor and Lorry
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2021, 01:28:10 AM »
Cool
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