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 Post subject: bomb trolleys used by the USAAF
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:09 pm 
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I have just been loaned a lovely book covering most of the vehicles that were used by the US army during WW2.Theres some trailers that i have never seen but these bomb trolleys really caught my attention , has any one ever seen a photo of a T53 or a m22 lift truck in service?


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 Post subject: Re: bomb trolleys used by the USAAF
PostPosted: Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:51 pm 
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I am just in the process of restoring a 1938 RAF type B bomb trolley , did the USAAF ever use this model of trolley?


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 Post subject: Re: bomb trolleys used by the USAAF
PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2019 6:27 pm 
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Just obtained another similar bomb trolley , its been cut down but it will supply patterns for the bomb cradles.
There are four cradles per trolley they could either carry four 250lb or two 500lb bombs at any one time.
once the blue trolley has been fully restored I will then make a start on the latest one.


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