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  US M4 Sherman Medium Tank - C Company, 756th Tank Battalion, 5th Army, Italy, February 1944 (1:48 Scale)
US M4 Sherman Medium Tank - C Company, 756th Tank Battalion, 5th Army, Italy, February 1944

Tamiya Masterworks US M4 Sherman Medium Tank - C Company, 756th Tank Battalion, 5th Army, Italy, February 1944




 
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Product Code: TAM26512

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Tamiya TAM26512 US M4 Sherman Medium Tank - C Company, 756th Tank Battalion, 5th Army, Italy, February 1944 (1:48 Scale) "The only way you can win a war is to attack and keep on attacking, and after you have done that, keep attacking some more."
- General George S. Patton Jr., January 1945

The M4 Sherman medium tank was regarded by many as the workhorse of the US Army during World War II. In fact, virtually all of the Allied armies employed the Sherman in their armed forces, including the British, who developed an upgunned variant called the "Firefly". Eleven different US plants manufactured six basic models of the Sherman, and by June 1944 over 49,234 battle-ready vehicles had been produced. While it was no match for the German Panther or Tiger tanks, the Sherman soldiered on, using its weight in numbers to wrest control of Europe from the Wehrmacht. The M4A3 was fitted with a long-barrel M1A1 76mm gun, which replaced the shorter and less effective 75mm gun, and sported a larger, more angular turret to house the bigger gun. In addition, the slope of the M4A3's frontal armor was changed to 47-degrees to increase frontal protection and simplify the production process.

Pictured here is an early production M4 Sherman tank that was assigned to C Co., 756th Tank Bn., 5th Army, then deployed to Italy during February 1944. Sold Out!

Dimensions:
Length: 4-3/4 inches
Width: 2 inches

Features
  • Fully assembled 1:48 M4 Sherman pre-painted with markings pre-applied.
  • Die-cast chassis for extra weight and enhanced realism.
  • Weathering technique used for ultra-realistic finish.
  • Early production model accurately depicted with 3-piece bolted transmission housing, flat return roller am and spoked wheels.
  • Markings: C Co., 756 Armd Regt., 5th Army, Italian Front, Feb. 1944
  • Includes special display base with nameplate.

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