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  Italeri 1/35 US Marines M4 Sherman
The "Sherman", U.S. medium tank, the M4 and variants were in U.S. service from 1942 until 1956, and in service with other countries even longer.
Sherman tanks remained in service, with the U.S. Army, throughout the Korean War until declared obsolete in 1956.
Here the original Shermans were gradually modified, firstly by fitting the French, high velocity 75mm gun as used in the AMX-13 tank; this was known as the "Super Sherman".
www.internetmodeler.com /2002/march/first-looks/Italeri_M4.htm   (1638 words)

 M4 Sherman
The M4 Sherman was based on the chassis of the M3 Stuart improved by mounting the single main 75 mm gun in a traversing turret.
Sherman tanks served on all fronts during the war.
It was able to penetrate thin armor, which made the Sherman superior to the light weight Japanese tanks it encountered in Asia and the Pacific.
www.pacificwrecks.com /resources/tech/tank/sherman.html   (163 words)

 M4 Sherman Tank
As a vehicle, the M4 Sherman was very reliable, and as such it was superior to the German tanks, but as a tank the M4 Sherman had several problems, especially when compared to its enemies, the German tanks.
In fact, to destroy a German Tiger, the Shermans had to hit it from the side or from behind, and obviously if the Tiger crew saw them approaching, it could destroy some Shermans before the others could eventually destroy it.
The M4 Sherman weighed 32 tons, had a crew of five, it had a speed of 29mph and it had fuel for 100 miles.
www.2worldwar2.com /sherman.htm   (484 words)

  Panzermuseum.com - M4 Sherman Tank
The M4 Sherman was the most important armored vehicle in the inventory of the western Allied powers during World War II, and many were also sent to the Soviet Union as part of the U.S. Lend-Lease program.
The Sherman was of conventional layout, with a driver and hull gunner/radio operator at the front of the hull; a fighting compartment and turret housing the gunner, loader, and commander; and the engine compartment at the rear.
Shermans continued to serve in the US and then in foreign armies (notably Israel, where they were upgraded to the “Super Sherman”) for many years after the war.
www.panzermuseum.com /m4-sherman-tank-4.html   (256 words)

Folgendes Bild zeigt den M4 Sherman auf dem ehemaligen Luftschiffhafengelände von Tondern.
Aufriß eines M4 Sherman (hier mit 75 mm Kanone)
Schnittzeichnung eines M4 Sherman (hier noch mit 75 mm Kanone)
www.zeppelin-museum.dk /D/german/heute/sherman/sherman.html   (1083 words)

 Review: Tamiya 1/16th scale radio controlled M4 Sherman tank
The manual for the Sherman is considerably thinner than the instructions for a lot of other Tamiya kits, but that's because it frequently says things like "repeat 12 times" or "make 6" or, in the case of the tracks, "do this 76 times, then do the other track".
The Sherman is powered by a standard six cell "stick pack", but the chassis is roomy enough that you could mount a variety of different battery configurations.
The Sherman is also tailor-made for rule abuse at meets that have an "anything by Tamiya that isn't a monster truck" race, or a run-what-you-brung novice class.
www.dansdata.com /sherman.htm   (4270 words)

 M4 Sherman papertigerarmaments.com
This green version can be built with optional intake/exhaust trunks for the wading version, with the hedge-hog hedgerow cutter (shown), and as either the standard 75mm or 17 pounder "firefly" version.
This desert version may be built as a basic M4 or the 17 pounder "firefly" for the Italian theatre.
This Winter version may be built as a basic M4 or the 17 pounder "firefly" (shown).
www.papertigerarmaments.com /M4Sherman.html   (109 words)

 Tamiya M4 Sherman Tank Kit
The model is electric — but you'll hear accurate engine starting, accelerating and idling noise, as well as the grinding of gears as its cannon turret rotates.
Firing the cannon produces a lifelike flash and recoil.
The M4 Sherman's smooth forward/reverse movement comes from a realistic suspension with independently moving wheels and durable resin/metal rod tracks.
www.towerhobbies.com /products/tamiya/tamc0614.html   (127 words)

 World War II Tanks - USA's M4 Medium Tanks
Production was able to quickly switch over from the M3 to the M4 as they both shared bottom hulls, engines, suspension, and tracks.
The 105 mm Howitzer, M4, was mounted in a Combination Gun Mount, M52.
M4 (Sherman I) M4 (76 mm) (Sherman IA)
www.wwiivehicles.com /usa/tanks-medium/m4.asp   (1899 words)

The 31 ton M4 Sherman tank was 19 feet long and 9 feet in both width and height.
Crew from the M-4 Sherman tank "Eternity" check their vehicle after landing at Red Beach 2, Sicily, 10 July 43.
The M-4 Sherman Tank was the principal Allied battle tank of World War II, serving in large numbers in all theaters of operation.
www.olive-drab.com /idphoto/id_photos_m4_sherman.php3   (296 words)

  Call of Duty - M4 Sherman
Americký střední tank M4 Sherman byl hlavním tahounem pozemních operací západní fronty.
Nový tank M4 Sherman převzal podvozkové části ze svého předchůdce M3 Lee, ale už měl plně otočnou věž a svou dobu předběhl gyroskopickým stabilizátorem kanónu, který mu umožňoval střílet přesně i za jízdy.
Jen málo Shermanů totiž mělo naftové motory a benzínem poháněné tanky se po zásahu často rychle vznítily.
www.cod.alliancze.org /605/2231   (1780 words)

  Medium Tank M4 Sherman   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The medium tank M4 was based on the medium tank M3, and the Sherman shared many components with the Lee.
The M4 was known to the British as Sherman I. Late-production tanks made at the Detroit Tank Arsenal were constructed with the upper front hull being cast, while the rest of the hull was welded.
M4A4 was known as Sherman V to the British.
afvdb.50megs.com /usa/m4sherman.html   (1704 words)

 M4 Sherman - The Classic US Medium Tank in Winter Camouflage
The subject of this article, M4 Sherman with welded hull and a gasoline-powered radial aircraft engine was one of the the most widely used types.
Tamiya's M4 is labelled as an early version but I have been told that it actually represents a mid-production version.
The armor of the Sherman was inferior to most types of enemy tanks they would encounter and there were a number of ways improve protection - adding sandbags to the hull being one of the most common solutions.
www.ipmsstockholm.org /magazine/2001/05/stuff_eng_isaksson_m4.htm   (2300 words)

 M4 Sherman   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Up-gunned and up-armored, the Sherman continued to be produced to the end of the war, but was never on par with its German rivals.
The Sherman was armed with a 75mm cannon, and this was upgraded to a 76.2mm cannon with much higher velocity (M4A3).
The Sherman tank was so reliable and massed produced in such staggering quantities that its hull and chassis was used in a variety of roles.
history.sandiego.edu /gen/st/~cshimp/m4.htm   (357 words)

 Saving Private Ryan: M4 Sherman tank
The Sherman name was a British designation, and while it was not part of the official name of the M4 tank, it was commonly known and used among U.S. troops.
The crews of M4 tanks were vulnerable to the superior penetrating fire of German tank guns, and were themselves hardly able to scratch the heavier armor of their German counterparts.
With the exception of a few promotional photos, an M4 Sherman tank is only briefly seen in the background of a few Omaha Beach scenes, and at the end of the film as U.S. troops move into the French village of Ramelle.
www.sproe.com /s/sherman-tank.html   (686 words)

 Medium Tank M4 Sherman
The engine in the M4A1 and M4 was tilted to the rear, and the propellor shaft ran under the turret to the transmission in the front of the tank.
No Sherman IIIs were so modified by the British; this tank may have been an American test vehicle, or perhaps the museum simply stuck an extra turret into a weaponless hull for display purposes.
This is a late-production M4 from the Detroit Tank Arsenal, as evidenced by the composite cast/welded hull.
afvdb.50megs.com /usa/pics/m4sherman.html   (1772 words)

 M4 Sherman - Panzer-Archiv
Der M4 Sherman begründet sich auf den stetig stärker werdenden deutschen Panzer.
M4 Der M4 war, trotz seiner Bezeichnung, erst das dritte Modell, welches in die Serienproduktion ging.
Mit ein paar Änderungen wurde der neue Turm der Standardturm der 76 mm Shermans.
www.panzer-archiv.de /kampfpanzer/amerika/sherman/sherman.htm   (1841 words)

 Building The Sherman Tank in 1/72nd Scale   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Luckily, many resin companies have recognised the need for more Shermans, and have been trying to provide other versions of this most common tank; there are numerous conversions and complete kits of various models of the Sherman tank now available in resin.
The M4 composite had a cast hull front, and a welded rear hull, so it is easy to identify as well (again, unless you are only looking at the front).
There were three types of Firefly: the Sherman IC (on the M4 hull), Sherman Hybrid IC (which used the M4 composite hull), and the Sherman VC (which used the M4A4 hull).
www.ontheway.org.uk /articles/shermanstory.htm   (1324 words)

 Sherman tank,
M4 was the most widely used tank series in the
The M4 prototype debuted in 1941 and was accepted for production that October.
1944, the M4 was outclassed by superior tanks such as the Pz.
library.thinkquest.org /CR0215634/shermantank.htm   (716 words)

 M4 Medium Tanks
Shermans equipped with the 75mm main gun were at a serious disadvantage, as by 1944, this weapon lacked the lethality and accuracy necessary to duel with most German tanks at typical engagement ranges.
When equipped with this weapon, Shermans were more than a match for the German Panzer IV or any other German armored vehicle equipped with the standard German caliber-length 46 or 48 main gun.
Aside from its improved main gun, the only other significant difference of this variant of the Sherman is reduced ammo storage; due to the larger bulk of the 76mm projectile, it could only carry 71 rounds.
www.100thww2.org /support/781m4.html   (735 words)

 Sherman Firefly
The Sherman Firefly was built on the M4A4 (Sherman V) and the M4 and M4 Composite (Sherman I and Sherman IH).
Typically it is referred to as “Sherman 17 pr”, “17 Pdr” (with many variations) or the official designation for the 17 Pdr armament “C” is used as in Sherman IC or VC for M4 17 Pdr and M4A4 17 Pdr respectively.
It states; “Project: Sherman IC/VC…These tanks are the Sherman I (M4) and Sherman V (M4A4) converted in the UK to mount the 17 Pdr gun and.3 Browning coaxially”.
freespace.virgin.net /shermanic.firefly   (1837 words)

 // Amped DX - Battlefield - M4 Sherman
When a Sherman squared off against a Tiger, the Sherman was often the loser of the battle.
The M4 was more agile than the German Tigers and Panthers and could either use it's speed to scoot in, fire off a few shots, and scoot out or use it's maneuverability to dodge incoming rounds and eventually outfight the German tanks.
Early versions of the M4 had viewports for the crew to look through, but this proved dangerous and they were removed in later versions.
dx.ampednews.com /index.php?page=content&id=367   (416 words)

 Tamiya 1/35 M4 Sherman 'early production'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The M4 Sherman medium tank was the main armored vehicle of the allied forces in World War II.
More than 10 factories produced the different variants of the Sherman during the war, which allowed the tank and the armies that employed it to be successful in the battlefields of Italy and Western Europe.
Decals are included for three Shermans: One in overall Olive Drab (France, Summer 1944, Unit Unknown); one in light sand and OD (C CO., 756th Bn., 5th Army, Italy, Feb. 1944); and the last one in red brown and OD camo (H CO., 66th Armd.
m2reviews.cnsi.net /reviews/misc/mannecksherman.htm   (1112 words)

 The History of the M4 Sherman 105mm Howitzer
The Sherman did not fare well in tank-to-tank slugging matches with their giant German counterparts-shells often harmlessly bounced off the thick German armor.
The five major variants of the M4 to the M4A4 were designated by the hull and engine used.
One of the most powerful variants of the M4 Sherman was the 105mm howitzer equipped version, which provided valuable fire support for the U.S. Army and Marines as well as extensive use in anti-tank operations.
www.tamiya.com /english/products/56014sherman/sherman_expl.htm   (587 words)

 YouTube - M4 Sherman
Nobody disputes the fact that the M4 was the tank that won the war in the West, but that doesn't mean it was a better tank than the German tanks, nor even a good tank.
The Medium Tank M4 was the primary tank produced by the United States for its own use, and the use of its Allies during World War II.
Following WWII, the M4 medium tank was used by the US until the end of the Korean War.
youtube.com /?v=b9xpvbBGkkg   (413 words)

 M4 Sherman (Early Production)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Consequently, this M4 is one of those tanks where it is best to have a good source photo from which you do your research and make your choices on what options to follow.
The early horn was a conical shape, positioned on the left fender on the early M4, and on the glacis slightly off-center on remanufactured vehicles.
M4 Sherman (TTWD 105B) - Small, inexpensive fret of photoetch with such essentials as the periscope and headlight guards.
www.usarmymodels.com /MANUFACTURERS/Tamiya/tamiya35190.html   (1041 words)

 LemaireSoft's Medium Tank M4 'Sherman': global   (Site not responding. Last check: )
We are excluding the "M4A5", which was no Sherman but a Canadian Ram (and which is easy to tell apart from a real Sherman).
The M4A4 was the sole Sherman series which kept a front hull with three parts bolted together, while the last models of all other series exchanged it for an unique cast piece in the course of the production.
They were built on the hulls of M4 and of M4A3 (respectively "Sherman IB" and "Sherman IVB" according to the British designations, with the "B" denoting a tank rearmed with a 105 mm gun).
www.lemaire.happyhost.org /char/complet/525.html   (1048 words)

 The M4 Sherman
Initially known as the T6 Medium Tank, the M4 "General Sherman" would go on to become one of the most important and most produced tanks of WW2 and was only out produced by the Soviet T34.
Seeing battle on all fronts and in a plethora of forms, the tank would become one of either fond or awful memory to the soldiers who handled it.
This engine found it's way into some Shermans to fulfill orders, but was not the main diesel of choice.
mailer.fsu.edu /~akirk/tanks/UnitedStates/mediumtanks/M4/M4.html   (979 words)

 M4 Sherman Main Battle Tank - Tanks, APCs and Armored Vehicles
Relatively weak-armed and armored, the Sherman was no match in head-to-head fights with its German counterparts, but a well placed rear shot from the Sherman main gun was (usually) enough to knock the adversary out.
The M4 Sherman tank was based on the M3 Lee tank, which it shared many system components with.
The British received early production orders of the M4 Sherman and referred to it as the Sherman II (after the US General Sherman) or Ronson (after discovering the Sherman was prone to exploding after being hit).
www.militaryfactory.com /armor/detail.asp?armor_id=40   (527 words)

 Tamiya 1/48 U.S. Army M4 Sherman Tank-TA32505   (Site not responding. Last check: )
With approximately 50,000 units produced during WWII, the U.S. Army’s series of M4 Sherman tanks were one of the driving forces behind Allied victory.
Some M4 were also fitted with appliqué armor bolted later on for extra defense.
The M4 Sherman saw action throughout Europe including both the Normandy and Italian campaigns and was the most produced U.S. tank during WWII.
www.2fast2fun.com /32505,details.htm   (347 words)

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