M4 Sherman Tank Wooden Model
Military Mahogany is proud to announce the latest edition to its extreme detailed series. This handcrafted mahogany wood model is an extremely beautiful replica of a M4 Sherman medium tank. Complete with movable turret, this model weighs a whopping 5 lbs. It has an overall length of 14" is 5.5" wide and 6"in height. This model is loaded with tons of detail beginning with the 75mm main gun all the way down to each track piece that is individually cut for accuracy. Military Mahogany is the exclusive sellers of this item. Look long and hard you simply will not find this model anywhere but here.
The M4 Sherman series of medium tanks proved an invaluable asset to Allied operations North Africa, Europe and the Pacific theaters of war in World War 2. The Sherman proved a relatively inexpensive, easy-to-maintain and - perhaps most importantly - an easy-to-produce combat system that more or less won the ground war for the Allies through sheer numbers. Similar to production efforts on the part of the Soviet Union with their T-34 tank system, the M4 Sherman was the same class of tank weapon under an American guise. Despite her reach, it was outclassed in the important combat-related categories when coming up against the later-stage German Panzer tanks. The M4 proved to be relatively weak in comparison to these German systems by its lack of a potent main gun and relatively inadequate armor protection for her crews and vital systems. If the Sherman had an advantage over her contemporaries, it was in her speed, battlefield reliability and simply her quantitative presence regarding in any given engagement of the day