Evolution of the Sherman | Was it any good?

Evolution of the Sherman

The Sherman has attracted numerous myths and misconceptions. Was it inferior to German armour, did it often catch fire? Ultimately was the M4 Sherman any good at all?

In this episode Chris Copson takes you through the evolution of the M4 Sherman and tries to answer these questions and more.

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00:00 Intro
00:56 Initial History – Sherman Saviour
03:52 Sherman Michael
05:36 The stop-gap M3 Lee
08:05 Tank Destroyers & Sherman Variants
10:23 Sherman production & armour
15:16 Sherman Firefly
17:14 US Solution
18:56 Conclusion

This video features archive footage courtesy of British Pathé.

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Credit to : The Tank Museum

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