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Re: M4A3 Dry Stowage in Combat

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  • Marc
    Thank you Mike. As always I very much respect both your research and help. Marc
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 26, 2011
      Thank you Mike.

      As always I very much respect both your research and help.

      Marc


      --- In G104@yahoogroups.com, Michael Canaday <michael.canaday@...> wrote:
      >
      > http://mmcalc.tripod.com/Shermans/M4A3_dry.html provides definitive proof in
      > wartime photos that Ford built M4A3's were used in both the PTO and ETO. All
      > of the pictures on the page are dry stowage Ford built M4A3's.
      >
      > The second picture with the enlargement below it was taken on Okinawa. Since
      > I put that page up (10 years ago!, wow how time flies) many more pictures
      > and video clips have emerged.
      >
      > The notion that M4A3 dry stowage tanks was a supposition unsupported by any
      > factual research published in a modeling guide in the 1990's. It has been
      > pretty well debunked now by numerous photos and documentary evidence of that
      > variant being in combat. As to specific numbers, I do not know if anyone has
      > that information.
      >
      > Mike Canaday
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