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 M4 Sherman -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Sherman was not just one tank but a whole series that did differ significantly in across models depending on intended role and traits, including the heavily armored and gunned "Sherman Jumbo" to the amphibious (Click link for more info and facts about DD Tank) DD Tanks.
Shermans were not only lost in battle with other tanks, the majority of losses came from mines, aircraft, and infantry anti-tank weapons as well as from friendly fire.
Note that the tanks abilities are version dependent, as the Sherman Jumbo had thicker frontal armor then the Tiger and Panther but the ones armed with a 75mm cannon were not even specifically intended for anti-tank work.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/m4/m4_sherman.htm   (1806 words)

  
 Daniel Library, The Citadel: Knob Knowledge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The tank used to be painted pink or some other color by cadets before a big weekend.
The actual inscription at the site reads as follows: 'Thunderbolt' This M4 Sherman Tank is similar to that used by LTC Creighton W. Abrams in World War II while commanding the 37th Tank Battalion - 4th Armored Division - Patton's Third Army.
The Royal Stuart tartan was worn by The Citadel Bagpipe Band wjem ot was established in 1955.
www.citadel.edu /library/Knob/knob_t.htm   (2048 words)

  
 Sherman Register - Main Page
The Sherman M4 Medium Tank series and their related AFVs are my favourite WW-2 vehicles.
It is dedicated to the preservation of Sherman tanks and related AFVs in the widest sense of the word.
The Sherman Register concept, content and format are the original work and intellectual property of the (co-)author(s) and contributors unless otherwise accredited.
web.inter.nl.net /users/spoelstra/g104   (545 words)

  
 The educational encyclopedia, world war II tanks and vehicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Battle tanks a collection of information and photos of most of the major tanks of the leading countries from WWII to the present time
Pzkfw VI tiger de panzerkampfwagen VI was een tank die behoort tot de categorie zware tanks,
Red Steel: devoted to Soviet armour the former USSR and its armored forces, the Soviet tanks from the early 1930's to famous tank designs like the Iosif Stalin series
users.pandora.be /educypedia/education/worldwarIItanks.htm   (253 words)

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