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The Morris CDSW
Morris CDSW
6x4 was a six-wheeled artillery tractor brought into service in the early to mid-1930s by the British Army
British Army
to tow its field guns.[1][2] Typically it was used to pull the 18-pounder field gun and the 4.5-inch howitzer, and later the 25-pounder gun-howitzer which replaced those two weapons. It was also used, with a modified body, for hauling the 40mm Bofors in the Light Anti-Aircraft (LAA) regiments. A version equipped with a crane was used for "breakdown" work. It was for the large part replaced in its primary role towing the 25 pdrs by the Morris C8
Morris C8
"Quad".[1][2] CDSW indicated model "C", Double Axle rear "D", Six Cylinder Engine "S" and Winch "W".[3] References[edit]

^ a b Ventham, Philip and Fletcher, David (1990) Moving the guns: the mechanisation of the Royal Artillery, 1854-1939, HMSO ISBN 0-11-290477-7, ISBN 978-0-11-290477-9 ^ a b Fletcher, David (1998)British military transport, 1829-1956, HM Stationery Office, ISBN 0-11-290570-6, ISBN 978-0-11-290570-7 ^ Patterson, Ian (2001), History of the British 7th Armoured Division: Equipment Used By The Artillery Regiments, archived from the original on 2012-06-30 

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