1/35 US Medium Tank M4A3E8 Sherman - "Easy Eight" European Theater

by Tamiya
$27.52 USD $34.40 USD

Description

This is an injection-plastic military vehicle model kit.

From the manufacturer:

The U.S. M4 Sherman tank was undoubtedly one of the symbols of WWII, deployed in great quantities and numerous variants to counter the potent threat of German armor. One such variant was the M4A3E8, which was one of the final Sherman types and thus had the benefit of design improvements developed from experience in battle. These included a hardy welded late production hull, plus the welcome addition of the 76mm main gun. It was also fitted with new Horizontal Volute Spring Suspension (HVSS), and wider tracks, making for the significantly more comfortable ride that led to the M4A3E8's nickname of "Easy Eight." They were thrown into their maiden operation in the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944 as part of the 4th Armored Division under General Patton's overall command, contributing to the relief of the besieged town of Bastogne and the eventual triumph of the Allies in the European Theater.

This detailed kit from Tamiya comes molded in olive green plastic.  Includes one piece rubber style tracks and decals.  Also includes the upper torso of a commander figure.

Details

Code: TAM35346
Release Date: Dec 2015
Item Size/Weight: 35.0cm x 20.0cm x 6.3cm / 420g
Manufacturer: Tamiya

Assembly Guide