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M4 Sherman

Discussion in 'Allied Heavy Weapons' started by warhistory, Oct 19, 2012.

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    warhistory New Member

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    This M4 Sherman was a medium sized heavy tank which was introduce by America and the service period of this tank was around 1942–1955.

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    While the tank serving in Britain, it was renamed after Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, following the British practice of naming their American-built tanks after famous American Civil War generals.
     
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    And if we talk about the specification of this tank (provided by Wikipedia)

    Weight - 66,800 pounds (30.3 tonnes; 29.8 long tons; 33.4 short tons)
    Length - 19 ft 2 in (5.84 m)
    Width - 8 ft 7 in (2.62 m)
    Height - 9 ft (2.74 m)
    Crew - 5 (Commander, gunner, loader, driver, co-driver)
     

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