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The New M-36 Tank Destroyer
Joins the Division in October, 1944. A Welcome Sight


 M-10 TD (3-inch/76mm) M-36 TD (90mm) 

  The above comparison photo of the older M-10 GMC TD (left) and the new M-36 GMC TD was taken at Stolberg, Germany, on October 24, 1944, as M-36's were first arriving for the 703rd TD Bn. The 90mm M-36, as opposed to the 3-inch/76mm M-10, was designed to be much better in dealing with the heavier German tanks such as the Panther and the Tiger I. In addition to its bigger gun, the M-36 had power turret traverse and a common engine with the rest of the Sherman tank fleet.

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