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  • M19 and M42 are fantastic once you learn how to lead properly, but the safe bet for US ADA is the M16, which is even effective against jets. This is a subreddit for War Thunder, a cross platform vehicular combat MMO developed by Gaijin Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
  • Wiki info about M19. Official War Thunder wiki. Combat experience in 1941-1942 showed that the troops needed a mobile anti-aircraft system capable of escorting mechanized columns and protecting against enemy aircraft. Development of the new vehicle began in 1942.
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As a player whos approaching tier V of US tanks, and, having almost spaded the dear old M19 SPAA, I take a look at its heir in the tech, tree, namely the M42 Duster.quickly checks M42 stats and preview. Same exact armament as the M19, but some more ammo; - Higher top speed, although the M19 i. Twin 40mm Gun Motor Carriage M19. American anti-aircraft vehicle based on M24 (Chaffee). Developed and produced in early 40s. Did not take part in WW2 and was mostly used during the Korean War.

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4 December 2014 The M19 self-propelled anti-aircraft gun was based on a lengthened M24 Chaffee chassis. The engine was moved to behind the drivers' compartment, and the 40mm gun turret was placed at the rear of the vehicle. The 40mm guns were fed by four-round clips into an automatic loader. Only 285 M19s were built before production was cancelled after the end of the Second World War, and even these had their turrets installed post-war. The M19 arrived too late to see service during the Second World War, but it was adopted as the main anti-aircraft vehicle in US Army armoured divisions. The M19 saw combat in the Korean War. They were involved in the defence of the Pusan perimeter. Later in the war they were used as infantry support weapons. Its twin 40mm guns were particularly effective against 'human wave' attacks. The M19 was rarely used in an anti-aircraft role, partly because very few North Korean aircraft were encountered and partly because it wasn't really capable of engaging faster moving jets.
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