SCR-536 Radio users

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SCR-536 Radio users

Postby Tommy9151 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 3:38 am

Hello, I'm curious as to which nations other than the United States used the SCR-536 "Handie Talkie" radio. Information on which countries and how frequent issue was would be much appreciated.
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Re: SCR-536 Radio users

Postby McVickers » Thu Aug 07, 2014 5:21 pm

By late war in Britain, some battalions of the Home Guard were issued with these.
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Re: SCR-536 Radio users

Postby Tommy9151 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 2:27 am

Oooooooo... That sounds interesting, McVickers. Did the regular army ever use any?
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Re: SCR-536 Radio users

Postby McVickers » Fri Aug 08, 2014 10:47 am

I'm "in to" Brit' comms' equipment (albeit, wired comms', rather than wireless) but I've not as of yet heard of them being issued to regular British army. The Home Guard were issued with a lot of american produced kit (BARs, P17s, etc... as it wasn't deemed usable as standard equipment for use in the regular army, ammunition confusion and all that...) and so the Home Guard received a few things from American lend-lease that weren't issued to front line troops.
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Re: SCR-536 Radio users

Postby Tommy9151 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:45 am

Thank you, McVickers, that was really helpful, sir.
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