April 29, 2015

Renault UE Chenillette

The Renault UE Chenillette was a French light armored carrier, which was used for towing and supplying light cannons and mortars. 

A captured Chenillette
A captured Chenillette in France in 1940.


A Chenillette unloaded from a Me 323 “Gigant”
2. A Chenillette unloaded from a Me 323 “Gigant” in Tunisia in January 1943.

Renault UE Chenillette
3. At Saumur Armour Museum.

Renault UE Chenillette
4. At Musée de l’ Armée in Paris.

Rear view of a captured Chenillette
5. Rear view of a captured Chenillette.

The driver’s cabin
6. The driver’s cabin.

With a tracked trailer
7. A Chenillette with a tracked trailer.


Photos attribution
1. By Josef Gierse, my dead uncle, I am the heir of the pic, GFDL or CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Bundesarchiv, Bild 101I-554-0872-07/Pirath, Helmuth/CC BY-SA 3.0 de, via Wikimedia Commons
3. PpPachy, via Wikimedia Commons
4. Rama, CC BY-SA 2.0 fr, via Wikimedia Commons
5. MWAK, via Wikimedia Commons
6. 162eRI, CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL, via Wikimedia Commons
7. Fat yankey, CC BY-SA 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons