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Forces of Valor Engine Plus Series 801002A
M24 Chaffee Diecast Model
US Army 8th Armored Div, 36th Tank Btn, Fheinberg, Germany, March 1945, w/1 Figure

1:32 Scale   Length   Width
M24 Chaffee   6.75"   3.5"


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The M24 Chaffee (officially Light Tank, M24) is an American light tank used during the later part of World War II; it was also used in post-World War II conflicts including the Korean War, and by the French in the War in Algeria and the First Indochina War. In British service it was given the service name Chaffee after the United States Army General Adna R. Chaffee Jr., who helped develop the use of tanks in the United States armed forces. M24s were mostly removed from U.S. and NATO armies by the 1960s, but remained in service with some Third World countries.

M24 Chaffee

Designed as a more heavily armored improvement over the M3/M5 Light Tanks, the M24 entered production in 1944. To help keep weight down, the front of the hull featured a realtively thin (approximately 1 inch thick) glacis, raked back at a 60 degree angle while armament was provided in the form of a lightweight 75mm gun, developed from the one on the B-25H Mitchell. While the larger gun was a significant improvement over that of the M5, the light armour still left the M24 vulnerable to most German tanks of the era.

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Forces of Valor Engine Plus Series

The Waltersons "Forces of Valor Engine Plus Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military vehicles in 1:32 scale featuring additional engine detail.

Waltersons "Forces of Valor Engine Plus Series" diecast vehicles feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Rotating turret, elevating cannon and accurate hull.
  • Moving tracks on detailed rotating wheels.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Accurately detailed engine.

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