The M4A2 was the third version of the M4 Sherman medium tank, the most used armored fighting vehicle by the Allied armies during World War II. It was basically a standard M4, sharing the welded hull, turret and VVSS vertical spring suspension, but incorporating a new Detroit 71 Series diesel engine. Armed with a 75 mm M3 L/40 medium speed general purpose gun that had a gyro-stabilizer. Most of the 8,050 M4A2s manufactured were distributed through the Lend-Lease Act to the British Army and its Dominions. the Forces of Free France and the Soviet Union. They were also used by the Marine Corps in the Pacific and the U.S. Army used some units converted into amphibious Duplex Drive models for D-Day.
Heller 1/72 scale model, in hard plastic, 7.8 cm long with 133 pieces to assemble, glue not included. It includes the possibility of mounting different versions of the M4 with 3 different covers for the front transmission, 2 types of wheels with and without spokes with rubber tracks, 3 models of front hatches and periscopes, 2 types of gun mantlet, possibility of adding extra armor plates and stowage with jerrycans, ruckshacks and helmets. Decals for three different decorations of the 2nd DB in Normandy: Valserine – 12ème RCA, Champaubert – 501ème RCC and Brives La Gaillardie – 12ème CUIR. Not suitable for children under 14.
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