Italeri Military 1/35 M4A1 Sherman Tank with U.S. infantry Kit
CONTAINS 10 FIGURES - NEW GLUEABLE RUBBER TRACKS - SUPER DECALS FOR 3 VERSIONS - COLOR INSTRUCTIONS SHEET
The M4 Sherman medium tank was the primary tank used by the United States during World War II. It was produced in a significant number of units and it formed the backbone of the United Stated armored forces during the war. It was produced in several variants and versions. The first version to be produced on a wide scale was the Sherman M4A1 characterized by the rounded edges of the fully cast upper hull. Even the turret had a rounded appearance. The Sherman would enter combat in armored corps of United States Army in 1942 during the first months of the war. It was armed with the 75 mm gun that was replaced in the later A1 version with the high velocity 76 mm gun. Thanks to its Continental R975 gasoline engine the tank was able to obtain good performances on all types of terrains. The Sherman was reliable, cheap and easy to produce in great numbers.