M26 Pershing

Model comes in two parts; Hull & Turret.

Intended to replace the M4 Sherman, the Pershing was an American medium to heavy battle tank produced from the end of WWII.

Some Pershings did see action in WWII and fought in Europe during the Battle of Remagen. It saw service in Korea but was withdrawn from service in 1951. It saw service with America, Belgium, Italy, France and the UK.

2,202 Pershings were made between November 1944 and October 1945. It weighed 46 tons and had a crew of five; Commander, gunner, loader, driver, co-driver.

It was armed with a 90mm M3 gun, two Browning 30-06 machine guns and as Browning 50 cal machine gun.

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