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Sherman Tank, Vol. 5

The M4A4 “British” Sherman in World War II

Sherman Tank, Vol. 5
David Doyle By (author)
9780764361647
Product ID:  24780
$28.99
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2021/05/28
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

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9.0 X 9.0 in
128 pg


HISTORY / Military / Vehicles


Description

The M4A4, also known as the Sherman V, with its unusual 30-cylinder Multibank engine, was the type of Sherman most widely used by Commonwealth forces during WWII.  Additionally, many US tankers were trained using this type of tank. The tank went on to become the basis for the famed Firefly, Crab, and DD amphibious variants of the Sherman. This book chronicles the development and use of the vehicle from concept to combat. The book includes more than 200 photos, both from wartime and of preserved examples.

Author Bio

David Doyle’s earliest published works appeared in periodicals aimed at the hobby of historic military vehicle restoration. By 1999, this included regular features in leading hobby publications, appearing regularly in US, English, and Polish magazines. Since 2003, he has published over 125 books on various military topics. Broadening his horizons from his initial efforts concerning vehicles, he soon added aircraft and warships to his research objectives.