U.S. Medium Tank M26 Pershing made its appearance at the end of WWII to
allow the American army to stand up to the wrath of German tanks. The
Pershing which was equipped with a long 90mm gun and exhibited
incredible mobility, was first deployed to the European front in
February 1945 as part of the effort to invade the German homeland. The
Pershing, of which 200 were used against Germany until its surrender,
successfully engaged Tiger I and Pz.kpfw. IV tanks. When the Korean War
began in June 1950. The M26 also fought successfully against the rival
T34/85 Soviet built tanks of the North Korean and Chinese volunteer
U.S. Medium Tank M26 Pershing Features
Length: 245mm, Turret with its 90mm long barrel gun and boat hull
like underside, have been faithfully reproduced with an incredible level
Crew hatches can be assembled in either the opened or closed position. Movable suspension forms to the landscape of dioramas.
Small details like separate parts for the engine grills and
cast iron appearance on the hull and the turret make kit seem even more
Machine gun ammunition boxes and two crew figures (torso) are included. Decals for 4 different markings.