M4 Sherman Tank: Owners' Workshop Manual
Zenith Press, 2012 (2012)
Reviewed by Bob Walch
ou may not have one of these iconic military vehicles parked in your garage or need an instruction manual on how to change the oil or adjust the tank's treads, but this guide will still be of interest to anyone who is fascinated by heavy equipment.
he M4 Sherman medium tank was the workhorse of World War II. Production began in 1941 in ten factories in the U.S. and one in Canada, and 49,500 rolled off the assembly lines by the time the conflict ended.
he tanks that survived the war saw additional service during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965, the Six-Day War in 1967 and the Yom Kipper War in 1973.
age upon page of images, diagrams and photos fill this volume that chronicles the Sherman tank's development and highlights the differences in various models that were produced over the years.
ot just a history of the tank, this book also looks at what lies beneath the armored hull and also describes the experiences of the men who fought in it. And yes, if you are thinking about restoring one of these fighting vehicles, there is information on what lies ahead for you plus a short chapter on maintenance once you have it running.
ruly a unique book, this
Owners' Workshop Manual
will fascinate any reader interested in military history, military vehicles or the history of World War II.
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