M29 Weasel video, variants?

cluttonfred

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I came across this neat OSS briefing film referenced in the Wikipedia article on the M29 Weasel.

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The 10 minute video--worth the wait, I promise--includes some discussion of the various alternative approaches to travel across ice and snow that were evaluated as well as a lot of footage of the vehicle in action. I think I want one for Christmas! ;)

Does anyone know of any prototype or proposed variants of the weasel, perhaps armed versions? The video mentions use as a prime mover...maybe towing a mortar or pack howitzer on skis?
 

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The Australian Antarctic Division used Weasels extensively in Antarctica until the 1960s. Their variants had hard shelters on top of them. Perhaps if you did a search for them?
 

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Here a paper about the Weasel written in 1945:

Weasel

You can read it online (or download every single page). Not sure it contains details about variants, I did not read it (it is not in my favourites list), but at least there is a sketch of the 8-rollers prototype.
 

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