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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. The American Chief of Staff claimed in November 1943 that it had been hailed widely as ‘the best tank on the battlefield today. However, by the time of the Normandy invasion of June 1944 this was not the case. The new heavy tanks being produced by the Germans were able to outclass the Sherman in both armour and armament. This title describes the development and operational use of the Sherman medium tank throughout World War II and beyond.

About the Author

Steven J. Zaloga was born in 1952, received his BA in history from Union College, and his MA from Columbia University. He has published numerous books and articles dealing with modern military technology, especially armoured vehicle development. His main area of interest is military affairs in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the Second World War, and he has also written extensively on American armoured forces.

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ISBN:
9781855322967
Author:
Sarson, Peter
Author:
Sarson, Peter
Author:
Zaloga, Steven J.
Author:
Zaloga, Steven
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Location:
London
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Tanks (military science)
Subject:
Military science and service
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Military-General History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
New Vanguard
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
19930531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
49
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.90x7.18x.16 in. .37 lbs.

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