Hunnicutt provides the comprehensive history of the technological evolution that led to the production of Sherman M4 in and its development, variants, and modifications. Although the Sherman was part of the US pre-war development program, its adaptability to conditions on the front led to extensive British innovations drawn from battle experience. As WWII raged on, these modifications transformed the Sherman into a highly specialized workhorse of the Anglo-American armored forces. Taking full advantage of the ease with which the Sherman absorbed modifications, British forces adapted Shermans as minesweepers, amphibious PDF assault float tanks, bulldozers, flame throwers, CDL tanks for nighttime attacks, carriages for tank destroyers and self-propelled artillery, among other uses. The Sherman, the epitome of American prowess in mass production, played an integral role in infantry support and fought in every major theater of operation in WWII. Due to its reliability, adaptability, and sheer strength in numbers, the Sherman M4 served with unmatched longevity, and Hunnicutt touches upon the wide range of combat conditions that the M4 performed under, in addition to its post-WWII activity.
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Full refund if not satisfied. This book covers both the 75 and 76 tanks, but not overly well This book is an early New Vanguard book and shares a lot with NV 73, that focusses just on 76mm Shermans. Hunnicutt This book turned out to be a great read. These books are also filled with less common photos as well and are worth the money. There are 12 pages in rear of book with four-inch ink lines, and there are 12 small ink numbers on front endpaper.
Presidio Press, June 1. If you want to produce a funny in plastic, or just want to know what they looked like, or see them in action, this is a great little book. This AaWS book is pretty typical of the series, this one covering the battles in France, from D-Day in Normandy until operation Nordwind and the approach of the Westwall.
This is a personal account of war, and is not packed with technical info on the tanks, but it is a very interesting window into the life of an Army tanker in the PTO. If you can find it cheap it is not a bad book for what it is. If you see it cheap used and want a decent picture book, then maybe, but it should be very cheap if you go this route. This book had a lot of Sherman photos I have not seen before in it. In this definitive reference book Hunnicutt, whos name is now a trademark, reviews the development os the Lee and Sherman tanks, which became the mainstay of allied ground power during the World War 2 and well into hunhicutt 50s.
It also has line drawings of specific components to help modelers with fine details. The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed.
Zaloga This AaWS book is an early one, published inbut it is 72 pages of awesome. Neiman and Kenneth W. A very informative little book I found this book really informative since most of my Sherman history reading has been very American centric. He focuses on a lot of personal speculation presented as fact, and the truly interesting things like his experiences with the M26 Pershing, and the Super Pershing are not covered in great detail.
Hunnicutt No preview available — Sherman: This book is the follow up to his book on modeling the 75mm Sherman. In addition to the basic tank, Many of these images I had not seen before, and that is the real value of these books. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. These books are aimed at modelers and were found mostly in hobby shops. I have read an awful lot of these books, and I am still working to acquire hynnicutt. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
It does this well, and Mr. Another Concord Publication with a short history section, and lots of pictures. I have all the books listed below and have read them at least once so this section can be considered part of the sources too. T he important part: It is a nice little book on the M4 with a surprising amount of info packed into a small packed. Well worth the price if you can get it for less than 15 bucks.
Book and unclipped dust jacket are in fine, As New, gift-giving condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. U ltimately he concludes the Sherman was the better tank, so I guess it all works out in the end. He is the author of eight previous volumes on American combat vehicles: Or the History Channel show based on it.
This book has a two-page color drawing insert and for its size is packed with good info. The Sherman Tank Site T he Sherman had several features so advanced the Germans could not copy them, the stabilizer, the turret drive, the reliable motors, transmissions and final drives. First Edition First Printing. Sign up to sheerman offers and updates: Estes knows his Marine history. This one is typical AaWS, with 73 pages and the shefman drawing plates with a small history section.
There are also a fair number of photos of knocked out Tiger tanks, some abandoned ones too, and a few broken down. Consequently, the book is riddled with mistakes and falsehoods. Ships with Tracking Number! This AaWS book covers the battles that took place in the Middle East, mostly the wars with Israel, and its war of independence. TOP Related Posts.
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I have read an awful lot of these books, and I am still working to acquire more. I have all the books listed below and have read them at least once so this section can be considered part of the sources too. Anyway, from writing this section, it becomes very clear there is one very prolific writer who has spread truth about the Sherman, and done it in a hell of a lot of books. That man is Steven Zaloga, who has to be one of the most prolific writers on the Sherman tank and American Armor, if not the most, in publishing history, and he is good. Hunnicutt, or Harry Yeide. While the Internet gods were frowning on me, I did a ton of reading.
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Malashura Recently re-issued, so compare theprices before you bid, but if you prefer a first print — bid with confidence! Full refund if not satisfied. This book covers both the 75 and 76 tanks, but not overly well This book is an early New Vanguard book and shares a lot with NV 73, that focusses just on 76mm Shermans. Hunnicutt This book turned out to be a great read.
Sherman: A History of the American Medium Tank