The American Automobile Industry in World War Two
An American Auto Industry Heritage Tribute
By David D Jackson


Overview      The U.S. Auto Industry at the Normandy Invasion, June 6, 1944    The U.S. Auto Industry and the B-29 Bomber   U.S. Auto Industry Army-Navy "E" Award Winners   The Complete listing of All Army-Navy "E" Award Winners   Sherman Tanks of the American Auto Industry   Tank Destroyers of the American Auto Industry    M26 Pershing Tanks of the American Auto Industry   Serial Numbers for WWII Tanks built by the American Auto Industry

    Automobile Manufacturers:  American Bantam Car Company   Checker   Chrysler   Crosley   Ford   General Motors   Graham-Paige   Hudson
   Nash-Kelvinator   Packard      Studebaker    Willys-Overland

General Motors Divisions
(Undergoing development) Aeroproducts   Brown-Lipe-Chapin   Buick   Cadillac   Chevrolet   Cleveland Diesel   Delco Appliance   Delco Products   Delco Radio   Delco-Remy   Detroit Diesel   Detroit Transmission   Electro-Motive   Fisher Body   Frigidaire   GM Proving Grounds   GM of Canada   GMC   GMI   Guide Lamp   Harrison Radiator   Hyatt Bearings   Inland   Moraine Products   New Departure   Oldsmobile   Packard Electric   Pontiac   Saginaw Malleable Iron   Saginaw Steering Gear   Southern California Division   Rochester Products   United Motors Service

Truck and Implement Manufacturers:   American LaFrance   Autocar  Diamond T   Caterpillar   Clark Equipment Company   Cleveland Tractor Company   Federal Motor Truck   International Harvester    Mack Truck
   Marmon-Herrington Company   Massey-Harris   Pacific Car and Foundry  Reo Motor Car Company   R.G. LeTourneau   Seagrave Fire Apparatus   Ward LaFrance Truck Corporation   White Motor Company

Automotive Tire
Manufacturers:
   B.F. Goodrich    Firestone Tire and Rubber Company
 Updates and Additions  
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M24 Chaffee Light Tank World War Two Production Statistics

This page update 2-12-2018.


M24 serial number 965 came off the Cadillac assembly line in November 1944.  Today it is owned by the Virginia Museum of Military Vehicles.  Author's photo added 11-15-2017.

 Cadillac Division of GM and Massey Harris M24 Production Statistics
Courtesy of Joe DeMarco

Serial numbers Manufacturer Date Monthly Production USA Registration Numbers Purchase Order
1 Cadillac 4-1944 1 30112594 T-11120
2 - 25   5-1944 24 30112595 - 30112618  
26 - 75   6-1944 50 30112619 30112668  
76 - 17   7-1944 100 30112669 30112768  
176 - 375   8-1944 200 30112769 30112968  
376 587   9-1944 212 30112969 30113180  
588 864   10-1944 277 30113181 30113457  
865 1000   11-1944 136 30113458 30113593  
           
1001 1010 Massey-Harris 7-1944 10 30119020 30119029 T-12367
1011 1026   8-1944 16 30112030 30119045  
1027 1060   9-1944 34 30119046 30119079  
1061 1100   10-1944 40 30119080 30119119  
1101 1140   11-1944 40 30119120 30119159  
1141 1190   12-1944 50 30119160 30119209  
1191 1250   1-1945 60 30119210 30119269  
           
1251 1491 Cadillac 11-1944 241 30119270 30119510  T-12368
1492 1800   12-1944 309 30119511 30119819  
1801 1990   12-1944 190 30120329 30120518 T-13780-1
1991 2190   1-1945 200 30120519 30120718  
2191 2490   2-1945 300 30120719 30121018  
2491 2840   3-1945 350 30121019 30121368  
2841 3045   4-1945 205 30121369 30121573  
3046 3348   5-1945 303 30121574 30121876  
           
3349 3413 Massey-Harris 1-1945 65 30121877 30121941 T-13781-1
3414 3568   2-1945 155 30121942 30122096  
3569 3708   3-1945 140 30122097 30122236  
           
3709 3755 Cadillac 5-1945 47 30137268 30137314  T-13780-2
3756 4035   6-1945 280 30137315 30137594  
4036 4121   7-1945 86 30137595 30137680  
4122 4202   8-1945 81 30137681 30137761  
Total Cadillac M24s 3,592    
           
5452 5503 Massey-Harris 3-1945 52 30139011 30139062 T-13781-2
5504 5641   4-1945 138 30139063 30139200  
5642 5831   5-1945 190 30139201 30139390  
5832 5866   6-1945 35 30139391 30139425  
5867 5910   6-1945 44 30142464 30142507 T-13781-3
5911 5950   7-1945 40 30142508 30142547  
5951 5980   8-1945 30 30142548 30142577  
Total Massey-Harris M24 1,139    
 Grand Total M24 4,731    

 

 

 

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