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Atlas Editions 1:72 Military Vehicles 4660-102
M4A1 Sherman Diecast Model
British Army 27th Armoured Bgd, #10, Normandy, France, 1944

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
M4A1 Sherman   3.25"   1.5"

The British Army's 27th Armoured Brigade was formed on 26 November 1940 by the conversion of the 1st Armoured Reconnaissance Brigade as a constituent of the newly raised 9th Armoured Division. The brigade was used to experiment with specialised armoured vehicles and on 8 September 1942 it was transferred to the 79th Armoured Division, which concentrated the various specialised armour units. On 20 October 1943 27th Armoured Brigade became an independent GHQ formation, and was attached to the 3rd Infantry Division to spearhead I Corps' landing at Sword on D-Day in June 1944.

M4A1 Sherman

The pilot model of the M4 was completed in September 1941, and the Sherman became the most widely produced tank of the war. The M4 Sherman defeated heavier tanks with superior numbers, and by using outflanking tactics to strike thinner enemy flank armor. Shermans also achieved success with progressively upgunned models and by working with tank destroyers. The Sherman tank--named by the British--was fast, maneuverable, mechanically reliable, easy to manufacture, and effective in its infantry support role. It served with the US Army and Marines during World War II, and the US transferred large numbers to the United Kingdom and allied forces of many countries.

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Atlas Editions 1:72 Military Vehicles

The Atlas Editions "1:72 Military Vehicles" range presents affordable, ready made diecast models of military vehicles in 1:72 scale.

Atlas Editions "Military Vehicles" diecast vehicles feature:

  • Diecast metal and plastic construction.
  • Rotating turret and accurate hull.
  • Painted, fitted, non-moving tracks on detailed non-rotating wheels.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.

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