The Fisher Tank Arsenal produced 525 M4A3
(76)w tanks from September through December of 1944. It is believed that
all 525 tanks were built with VVSS suspensions. Early tanks were built
with the split loader's hatch and pressed-steel road wheels.
Late-production Fisher Arsenal ta..
The M4A3E8 "Easy Eight" appeared at the end of World War II equipped
with suspended suspension, and newly designed wide tracks and Horizontal
Volute Spring Suspension (HVSS) for improved driving performance. It
can be said this to be the final evolutionary Sherman.The M4A3 (76) W kit has new h..
The kit depicts a bogie assembly with an overhead roller as that of the early VVSS suspension. Tracks are of the belt / rubber-band type. Interestingly, the kit has no photo-etched details or emblems, so this kit allows the builder to model anything to your liking...
Battle of the Bulge, december 1944, commanded by Colonel Creighton Abrams.The Siege of Bastogne was an engagement in December 1944 between American and German forces at the Belgian town of Bastogne, as part of the larger Battle of the Bulge. The goal of the German offensive was the harbour at Antwer..
Limited Edition, 75th Anniversary Battle of the Bulge.The Battle of the Bulge, also known as the Ardennes Counteroffensive, was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II, and took place from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945. It was launched through the dens..
February 1944 saw the introduction of the M4A3 75mm wet Sherman The wet stowage hull featured new large hatches, 47 degree glacis front plate and new high bustle turret. This model represents an M4A3 75mm wet assigned to the tank battalion 6th armoured division company C as seen around the time of t..
M4A3 (76)W version of the M4 Sherman had a redesigned upper hull, and a
new turret armed with a 76mm gun, which improved its ability to fight.
The "W" in the designation signifies the "wet storage" version, with
ammunition being stored in boxes surrounded with water, in an attempt to