October 19, 2015

M29 Weasel

The M29 Weasel was an amphibious, light, tracked carrier. It weighed 4,451 ld and its maximum speed was 36 mph.

1. An M29 taking part into some reenactment action at Villers-Sainte-Gertrude in France.


This Weasel has survived the hedgerow hell at Saint-Lô
2. This Weasel has survived the hedgerow hell at Saint-Lô.

Transporting wounded during the Ardennes offensive
3. Transporting wounded during the Ardennes Offensive.

A Weasel in the woods of Bastogne
4. A Weasel in the woods of Bastogne.


M29 Weasel fording water obstacles


M29 Weasel of the 99th Infantry Division 
on snow covered terrain


Photos attribution
1. Jean Housen, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Patrick Peccatte & Michel Le Querrec, via Wikimedia Commons
3. http://olive-drab.com/idphoto/id_photos_m29.php
4. Archangel12 (Bastogne Historic Walk 2011) CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons