Military Factory

Korean War Vehicles (1950-1953)

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/13/2015

A U.N. victory in Korea was never a sure thing, bringing into play a variety of World War 2-era and all-new vehicles to counter the communist thrust.





There are a total of (41) Korean War Military Vehicles (1950-1953) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1939
BM-8 / BM-13 / BM-31 (Katyusha)
The Soviet Army became something of experts in the use of battlefield rockets during World War 2. Th... [Read More]
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1950
BTR-40 (Bronetransporter)
The Red Army learned much about mobility in its response to the German invasion of the Soviet Union ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the BTR-40 (Bronetransporter)

1945
Centurion (A41)
Though requested as early as 1943 and entering production in January of 1945, the British Centurion ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Centurion (A41)

1944
Cruiser Tank Comet (A34)
The Comet Cruiser tank was Britain's most powerful combat tank system of World War 2. It arrived in ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Cruiser Tank Comet (A34)

1943
Cruiser Tank Mk VIII Cromwell (A27M)
The Cromwell (officially known as Tank, Cruiser, Mk VIII, Cromwell (A27M)) was one of two design pro... [Read More]
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1941
Dodge G505 1/2-ton
From World War 1 the US Army had a relationship with Dodge and ordered from them light military half... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Dodge G505 1/2-ton

1942
Dodge WC54 3/4-ton
The Dodge Model WC54 3/4-ton military ambulance was manufactured by the Chrysler Corporation, Dodge ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Dodge WC54 3/4-ton

1941
Ford GP / GPW (Government Pygmy)
In 1939, the United States Army invited some 135 to 165 manufacturing companies to submit design pr... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Ford GP / GPW (Government Pygmy)

1942
GAZ BA-64
Despite the heavy shift to tracked armored combat vehicles during World War 2, the massive Soviet Ar... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the GAZ BA-64

1943
GAZ-67
All of the Allied powers of World War 2 enjoyed success with the American-designed Bantam/Willys "JE... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the GAZ-67

1941
GMC CCKW 353 (G-508 / Jimmy / Deuce-and-a-Half)
Before America's involvement in World War 2 began in late 1941, the US Army sent out a requirement t... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the GMC CCKW 353 (G-508 / Jimmy / Deuce-and-a-Half)

1941
Half-Track Personnel Carrier M3
No image of the American military effort in World War 2 is complete without the appearance of the M3... [Read More]
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1942
Harley Davison WLA
The Harley Davidson Motorcycle Company started selling bikes in 1904 and, by 1920, it had become the... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Harley Davison WLA

1941
Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)
The Churchill served the British Army and allied forces as the most important of its type during Wor... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Infantry Tank Mk IV Churchill (A22)

1942
M10 Gun Motor Carriage (Wolverine / Achilles)
When the United States Army successfully mated the chassis of the M4 Sherman to the 105mm field howi... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M10 Gun Motor Carriage (Wolverine / Achilles)

1944
M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage (MGMC)
The "Carrier, Personnel Half-Track M3" was the principle people-mover for the Allies during World Wa... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M16 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage (MGMC)

1943
M18 Gun Motor Carriage (Hellcat)
The M18 "Hellcat" served as the finest example of an American Army tank destroyer in World War 2. Th... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M18 Gun Motor Carriage (Hellcat)

1944
M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
The Light Tank, M24 "Chaffee" was the chosen successor to the M5 "Stuart" light tank line which bega... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)

1945
M26 Pershing
The M26 "Pershing" made its official appearance towards the end of World War 2 and was appropriately... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M26 Pershing

1940
M3 Scout Car (White Scout Car)
Numerically, the White Scout Car (designated as the "G-067" and "M3A1" in U.S. Army nomenclature) wa... [Read More]
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1944
M36 Gun Motor Carriage (Jackson / Slugger)
The United States Army was fielding the capable M10 series as its standard tank destroyer of World W... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M36 Gun Motor Carriage (Jackson / Slugger)

1945
M37 Gun Motor Carriage
The M37 Gun Motor Carriage was a self-propelled gun of the American military appearing towards the e... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M37 Gun Motor Carriage

1942
M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
The M4 Sherman series of medium tanks proved an invaluable asset to Allied operations North Africa, ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)

1945
M40 Gun Motor Carriage
With the conversion of M3 Lee Medium Tanks to the successful 155mm-armed M12 Gun Motor Carriage, wor... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M40 Gun Motor Carriage

1945
M41 Howitzer Motor Carriage
With the arrival of the M24 "Chaffee" Light Tank during World War 2, and work into several successfu... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M41 Howitzer Motor Carriage

1951
M41 Walker Bulldog
The M41 was designed and developed as the direct successor to the World War 2-era M24 Chaffee light ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M41 Walker Bulldog

1945
M43 Howitzer Motor Carriage
The M43 Howitzer Motor Carriage was a World War 2 (1939-1945) development and a further evolution of... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M43 Howitzer Motor Carriage

1950
M46 Patton (General Patton)
After the events of World War 2 and Japanese removal from mainland Asia, Korea remained a divided co... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M46 Patton (General Patton)

1943
M5 3-inch AT
Since British and French tanks made their presence along the West Front during World War 1 (1914-191... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M5 3-inch AT

1952
M65 Atomic Cannon
The United States Government had a problem keeping its European allies calm during the Cold War when... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M65 Atomic Cannon

1942
M7 (Priest)
The M7 "Priest" (known formally as the "105mm Howitzer Motor Carriage M7") was the principle mobile ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M7 (Priest)

1952
M75 APC
During World War 2, it was accepted practice to ferry troops to and from combat zones was through an... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M75 APC

1941
M8 Greyhound (Light Armored Car M8)
One of the unsung American heroes of World War 2 was the venerable M8 Greyhound wheeled armored car ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the M8 Greyhound (Light Armored Car M8)

1944
Sherman VC Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
Outwardly, the Sherman Firefly series of tank destroyers looked every bit like their M4 Sherman base... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Sherman VC Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)

1942
SU-76 (Suchka)
On June 22, 1941 Germany invaded the Soviet Union and caught them unaware. Hitler's goal was to eli... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the SU-76 (Suchka)

1940
T-34
To Red Army authorities, it was becoming painfully clear that the BT series of "fast tanks" was not ... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the T-34

1943
T-34/85
The T-34/85 was essentially categorized as an "up-gunned" version of the successful base T-34 medium... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the T-34/85

1917
Technical
The "Technical" is a generic name given to make-shift military vehicles crudely developed on the cha... [Read More]
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1936
Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)
The Type 95 "Ha-Go" was a light tank design primarily utilized by the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) d... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Type 95 Ha-Go (Ke-Go / Kyu-Go)

1950
Willys M38 / MC (Jeep)
The massive success that was the Willys MB "jeep" 4x4 utility vehicle of World War 2 prompted US Arm... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Willys M38 / MC (Jeep)

1941
Willys MB (Jeep)
Perhaps no other vehicle of the US Army war effort concerning World War 2 was as iconic as the warti... [Read More]
Thumbnail picture of the Willys MB (Jeep)