U.S. M3A3 (StuartV) Light Tank
A project to bring the M3 up to the standard of the much-improved M5 series resulted in the all-welded M3A3. These replaced the earlier M3A1s on the assembly lines and 3,427 had beeb built when production was completed in August 1943. None were used in action by U.S. forces,...
M4A2 - Mid production
The vehicle depicted in this kit is a mid-production M4A2 built during the latter half of 1943. It features a one-peice cast transmission cover on the nose, as well as applique armour on the hull sides over the positions of the 'dry' ammunition racks.
It has the wider M3A1 combination gun...
M4A3 Sherman - Mid Production
Accepted into service in October 1941, the M4 series was the most widely produced and used Allied tank of World War 2. It was not particularly well armoured, or equipped with a very powerful gun: but it was fast, rugged, reliable, uncomplicated and simple to maintain.
The main reason for the large...
U.S. M4A1 76 (W)
Sherman V (M4A4)
A total of 7499 M4A4s were produced between July 1942 and September 1943. All had the three-piece transmission cover. The Americans only used the M4A4 for training in the USA. 7167 were supplied to the British, where it was known as the Sherman V. It...
Dodge 1.5ton 6x6 Truck
Between 1943 and 1945, a little over 23,000 WC-62 (without winch) and 20,000 WC-63 (with winch) were manufactured. Specialised for infantry squad use, the Dodge "Truck, Cargo and Personnel Carrier 1.5 ton 6 x 6" was limited in terms of other applications. It...
Sherman ARV Mk.1
The M4A4-based Sherman ARV Mk. 1 was the most numerous British Armoured recovery vehicle of the Normandy campaign - some even serving with the Churchill-equippped Tank Brigades. It consisted of a turretless M4A4 chassis fitted with a simple jib crane on a boom at the front. A...
Sherman V - early
A total of 7,499 M4A4s were produced at the Detroit Arsenal from July 1942 until September 1943. All had the three-piece bolted transmission cover. The other standard Sherman modifications were introduced during the production run. The vehicle depicted in this kit...
T8E1 Stuart Recce
During 1944, redundant M5/M5A1 chassis were officially converted to Recce vehicle T8. A ring mounting for a .50cal. M2 HMG was positioned on the former turret ring. The T8E1 had extra stowage racks inside and out to carry anti-tank mines.
Removing the turret from light tanks...
M5 halftrack APC
The M5 series of vehicles were built by the International Harvester Corporation (IHC) of homogenous steel armour which could be both welded and formed; the latter resulting in the obvious identification feature - smooth rounded rear corners. At the front of the vehicle, flat section...