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Trucks in Russian service. The impact of lend lease on the red motor park.

By 1jma's own Alex H.

Research from: V.F. Vorsin from the Sept. 1994 issue of the "Journal of Slavic Military
Studies"

 

                 
Time 22/6/41
01/01/42 01/01/43 01/01/44 01/01/45 05/01/45 Total  
Domestic, number of trucks
272,600
317,100
378,800
387,000
395,200
385,700
2.136,400
77%
% of Total Park
100,0%
99,6% 99,7% 77,9% 63,6% 58,1%    
Imported --- --- 22,000
94,100
191,300
218,100
525,500
19%
% of Total Park 0,0%
0,0% 5,4% 19,0% 30,4% 32,8%    
Captured ----- 1,400
3,700
14,900 34,700 60,600 115,300
4%
  0,0%
0,4% 0,9% 3,9% 6,0% 9,1%    
Total number of trucks 272,600
318,500 404,500 496000 621,200 664,400 2.777,200
 
                 

Type and Make of Imported Motor Vehicles

Towing Vehicles:

Type 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total % % of total LL
Studebaker
- 3,800
34,800 56,400 19,200 114,200
59,4%
36,6%
GM
- 1,400
4,900 400 - 6,700
3,5% 2,1%
International
- 900
1,800 100 300 3,100 1,6% 1,0%
Chevrolet
- 2,700
13,100 25,100 6,800 47,700 24,8% 15,3%
English Ford
- 400
500 - 100 1,0 0,5% 0,3%
Dodge 3/4
  - 4,300 10,700 4,600 19,600 10,2% 6,3%

               
Totals:
- 9,200 59,400 92,700 31,000      
% of Total Entries:
- 28,3% 62,5% 66,5% 68,9%      

Trucks

Type 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total % % of Total LL
Ford-6
- 7,600 18,600 29,000 5,800 61000 81,9% 19,5%
Dodge 1.5
- 8,000 1,500 100 - 9,600 12,9% 3,1%
Dodge 3t
- - 1,400 300 - 1,700 2,3% 0,5%
Bedford
- 1,100 - - - 1,100 1,5% 0,4%
Ford Marmon
200 300 - - - 500 0,7% 0,2%
Austin 200 300       500 0,7% 0,2%
Others   100       100 0,1% 0,0%
                 
Totals
400
17,400 21,500 29,400 5,800      
Total entries
100,0%
53,5% 22,6% 21,1% 12,9%      

 

Light Vehicles

Type 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total % % of Total LL
Willis
- 5,400 13,900 14,300 6,200 39,800 98,0% 12,7%
Bantam
- 500 100 - - 0,6 1,5% 0,2%
Chevrolet
- - - - 200 200 0,5% 0,1%
                 
Totals
- 5,900 14,000 14,300 6,400      
% of Total Entries
0,0% 18,2% 14,7% 10,3% 14,2%      


Special Automobiles

Type 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 Total % % of Total LL
Dodge Staff Car
- - - 100 100 200 4,1%
0,1%
Ford Amphibian
- - - 1900 300 2200 44,9%
0,7%
GM Amphibian
- - - - 300 300 6,1%
0,1%
Studebaker Trailer
- - - 600 200 800 16,3%
0,3%
Mack (diesel)
- - - - 900 900 18,4%
0,3%
Other special vehicles
    200 300 - 500 10,2%
0,2%
                 
Totals:

    0,2 2,9 1,8      
% of Total Entries 0,0% 0,0% 0,2% 2,1% 4,0%      

 


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