Soft skin vehicles in China 1935-1945

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Re: Soft skin vehicles in China 1935-1945

Post by Bill Murray » 21 Jul 2016 12:14

Thanks very much for this ID!!

I was on the right track, but my Russian references post WW11 are very weak.
An example photo below.

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Re: Soft skin vehicles in China 1935-1945

Post by YC Chen » 22 Jul 2016 12:52

Rnox wrote:russian TDT-40
Thank you very much for your identification!! It's extremely helpful.

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Re: Soft skin vehicles in China 1935-1945

Post by xikang » 18 Aug 2016 10:44

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Japan DATSUN ( ダットサン、) 18 truck in China
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Japan Nissan 80 truck in China

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Re: Soft skin vehicles in China 1935-1945

Post by xikang » 18 Aug 2016 10:57

Just found this picture on website. This truck was produced by China in 1931 with brand "Min Sheng" (民生), which was got reference from Ford, GM & other famous trucks at that time. Most of the spare parts were made in China. Max. speed is 25KM/h. Carrying capacity is 1820kg.
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Capured by Japanese Kwantung army during Mukden Incident.
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Re: Soft skin vehicles in China 1935-1945

Post by xikang » 18 Aug 2016 15:00

Hi all, ZIS-5 truck was provided by USSR to support China during 2nd Sino-Japan War but it is not easy to find photo of ZIS-5 truck used by National Revolutionary Army. I'm not sure if enclosed photo is a ZIS-5 truck which seems very like, but it should be checked & refueled by a National Revolutionary Army solider.
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Re: Soft skin vehicles in China 1935-1945

Post by xikang » 18 Aug 2016 15:14

This should be US Autocar U-7144-T Ponton Tractor on the Burma Road.
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Re: Soft skin vehicles in China 1935-1945

Post by xikang » 18 Aug 2016 15:45

Large number of Dodge T-234 trucks were delivered to China.
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Used by PLA after Civar War.
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Re: Soft skin vehicles in China 1935-1945

Post by YC Chen » 17 Sep 2016 03:37

I have been scanning some old photographs I have bought over the years. Now this is one showing trucks and cars lined up. Perhaps taken in late 1940s, but I'm not sure about the exact date and location.
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