Cromwell MK IVD
Production of the Cromwell started in January 1943. The Mk.VI was the first to be armed with the 75mm gun and was issued to troops from October 1943. The D-type hull had a side escape hatch added for the driver.
Panzer II Ausf D
Designed as a high speed recce tank, the hull, superstructure and suspension were of an entirely different design to the normal Panzer II series. The turret remained the same. Produced in limited numbers, they saw action in Poland. They were withdrawn from service...
Panzer II Flamm
Based on the Panzer II Ausf.D chassis, around 150 were built between May 1940 and March 1942. The normal turret was replaced by a small one-man turret, mounting a single machine gun. A flame projector was mounted on the front of each mudguard, with the fuel in tanks...
Panzer II Ausf L 'Luchs'
Around 100 were produced from August 1942 to early 1943. It was armed with a 2cm. gun and served with recce units of Panzer Divisions on both the Eastern and Western fronts.
Light Tank Mk VII 'Tetrarch'
177 vehicles were produced from 1940. A small number were supplied to the Russians and one squadron took part in the invasion of Madasgar. In 1943 they were adopted for the airborne role and took part in the Normandy landings as part of the 6th. Airborne Division.
A few vehicles were converted for the close-support (CS) with 3 inch howitzers substituted for the 2pdr.
Cromwell Mk VIIw
Cromwell IV (D type hull) of all-welded construction re-worked with applique armour welded to the hull and turret front. Fifteen and a half inch tracks. (NOTE: All MMS Cromwells feature tracks to this scale.)
US M4A3(76) Sherman
This vehicle featured the later 47 degree hull front and 76mm M1A1 gun, with or without a muzzle brake, mounted in the larger T23 turret. Production started in February 1944 and they were available in time for the Normandy landings.
US Sherman M4A3(75)W
Late production M4A3 armed with a 75mm gun. 47 degree hull front, commander's vision cupola, loaders hatch in the turret roof and ammunition stored in racks protected by a glycerine and water "sandwich" - "wet stowage" (W).
Russian M4A2 (76) W Sherman
Called "Russian" here as some two thirds of the 3,000 produced went to the Russians. The vast majority of the remainder were used in the U.S. for training. None were used in action by the U.S. Army. 47 degree hull front, 76mm M1A1 gun in a T23...