what is the most important thing about a sherman tank?
what are the most important characters about the Sherman tanks used in world war 11 by the United states
Asked By: Mrs. Marshall mathers - 5/31/2012
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Depends some on variance/model/manufacturer-- but the electric traverse turret was quicker to aim than most others. the 75mm gun in most US tanks was fairly good - not as good as 85mm russian or 88 german or the long 75 german gun but more usable than 57mm on British at time of introduction. 1944 British contract had... More
Answered By: curmudgeon55 - 5/31/2012
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It was a death trap. It was nick-named the "Ronson" due to the distressing habit of bursting into flames when hit. Most tanks ran on diesel, but many Sherman's had modified truck engines that ran on gasoline. The Germans called them "Tommy Cookers". Not nice, but very accurate
Answered By: Derek - 5/31/2012
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