Re: M4A3 Dry Stowage in Combat
- Thank you Mike.
As always I very much respect both your research and help.
--- 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