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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M26 Series Tank World War Two Serial and Registration Numbers, and Monthly Production Statistics

This page added 2-9-2018.


This Chrysler built M26 is on display at the Veteran's Park in Stanford, KY.  It is serial number 2018 and was built in July 1945.


This Fisher Body built M26 is on display at the  Basic Combat Training Museum, Fort Jackson, SC.  It is serial number 1517 and was built in August 1945.
 

T26E1, T26E2, T26E3/M26, T26E5 Production Information
 Courtesy of Joe DeMarco
Manufacturer Model Date Monthly Production Serial numbers USA Registration Numbers Purchase Order
Fisher Body T26E1 2-1944 1 1 30103292 T-8244
    3-1944 3 2-4 30103293 30103295  
    4-1944 4 5-8 30103296 30103299  
    5-1944 2 9-10 30103300 - 30103301  
Total T26E1   10      
             
Fisher Body T26E3 11-1944 10 11 20 30119821 30119830 T-8244
    12-1944 30 21 50 30119831 30119860  
    1-1945 70 51 120 30119861 30119930  
    2-1945 132 121 252 30119931 30120062  
    3-1945 8 253 260 30120063 30120070 T-8244 and T-14674/1
    3-1945 172 261 432 30127007 30127178  
    4-1945 225 433 657 30127179 30127403  
    5-1945 243 658 900 30127404 30127646  
    6-1945 300 901 1200 30127647 30127946  
    7-1945 175 1201 1375 30127947 30128121  
    8-1945 125 1376 1500 30128122 30128246  
    9-1945 60 1501 1560 30128247 30128306  
    9-1945 46 1561 1605 30129307 30129351 T-14674/1 and T-14674/2
    10-1945 134 1606 1739 30129352 30129485  
Total T26E3/M26   1729      
             
Chrysler T26E3/M26 3-1945 14 1761 1774 30128307 30128320 T-14673
    4-1945 44 1775 1818 30128321 30128364  
    5-1945 118 1819 1936 30128365 30128482  
    6-1945 70 1937 2006 30128483 30128552  
    7-1945 102 2007 2108 30128553 30128654  
    8-1945 125 2109 2233 30128655 30128779  
Total T26E3/M26   473      
Grand Total T26E3/M26   2202      
             
Chrysler T26E2/M45 7-1945 1 3984 30131576 T-15461
    8-1945 36 3985 4020 30131577 30131612  
    9-1945 148 4021 4168 30131613 30131760  
Total T26E2/M45   185      
             
Chrysler T26E5 6-1945 5 10007 10011 30150824 30150828 T-2070
    7-1945 22 10012 10033 30150829 30150850  
Total T26E5   27      
             

 

 

 

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