Abandoned Japanese 8-ton artillery tractor Type 92 Ni-Ku

Abandoned Japanese 8-ton artillery tractor Type 92 Ni-Ku

This article will discuss the Type 92 8t Prime Mover “Ni-Ku” Japanese artillery tractor abandoned after World War II.

Very little information was collected on this transport. Type 92 8t Prime Mover “Ni-Ku” – Japanese artillery tractor,used for towing various artillery equipment. Created in 1932.

Possessed such characteristics:

  • Weight: 8.0 ton
  • Dimensions: 4.3 x 2.0 x 2.58 (h) m
  • Ground Clearance: 0.29m
  • Speed ​​(max): 16 km / hr
  • Crew: 7
  • Drawn Artillery: 15cm Cannon
Type 92 8t Prime Mover "Ni-Ku" (Japanese artillery tractor).

Type 92 8t Prime Mover “Ni-Ku” (Japanese artillery tractor).

Type 92 8t Prime Mover "Ni-Ku" (Japanese artillery tractor).

Type 92 8t Prime Mover “Ni-Ku” (Japanese artillery tractor).

This tractor was captured on April 24, 1945 by American soldiers in the city of Batangas, which is located on the island Luzon. After the war, this tractor was left in the forest, where it is located to this day.

Every year, nature hides traces of war, reminiscent of those bloody times.

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The tractor in the forest reminds locals and tourists of the military events of the last century.

The tractor in the forest reminds locals and tourists of the military events of the last century.

Perhaps local authorities will restore this tractor and install it in a local museum.

Perhaps local authorities will restore this tractor and install it in a local museum.

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