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Sherman medium tank, 1942-1945

Author: Steve Zaloga; Peter Sarson
Publisher: London : Osprey, [1993]
Series: New vanguard, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The M4 Sherman tank was the mainstay of the Western allies between 1942 and 1945. Fast and modern, it was better than most of the tanks Britain had to offer and the American Chief of Staff claimed in November 1943 that it had been widely hailed as 'the best tank on the battlefield today'. However, by the time of the Normandy invasion of June 1944 thios was not the case. The new heavy tanks being produced by the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Zaloga; Peter Sarson
ISBN: 185532296X 9781855322967
OCLC Number: 30028610
Notes: "Osprey military."
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Series Title: New vanguard, 3.
Responsibility: text by Steve J. Zaloga ; colour plates by Steve J. Zaloga and Peter Sarson.

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A history of the mainstay of Allied armoured units in World War II, the Sherman tank, whose simplicity, reliability and manoeuverability made it the most widely used tank of the war.  Read more...

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