Re: [G104] Fwd: did composite hull shermans serve in the ETO?
Thanks for the reply, I forwarded it to David.
At 10:59 6-10-2011 +1100, you wrote:
>Many 75mm Armed COmposites served with both the US and British Forces inNorth West Europe. In the British Army they served mainly in 33rd Armoured
Brigade but 8 AB had a few in early 45. The Firefly composites were in
almost all commonwealth formations. In the US Army they were in a number of
divisions including 6AD which had large hull numbers. Try the Zaloga Concord
titles on US Armoured forces in France, Holland and Germany which have many
pictures of these.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Hanno Spoelstra
> To: Sherman Register mailing list
> Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2011 4:56 AM
> Subject: [G104] Fwd: did composite hull shermans serve in the ETO?
> >From: "David R. Kullberg" <drkullberg@...>
> >To: "HL.Spoelstra@..." <HL.Spoelstra@...>
> >Subject: Sherman Register Subjects
> >Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2011 13:43:29 -0800
> >I noticed on your sight for Fire flys in U.S. Service that one was a
> >compsite hull Sherman. The very distinctive cast front welded hull
> >rear. I am a new shermaholic and obsessed with them. Going through
> >chemo this has helped greatly. My brother bought me the Dragon M4
> >Normandy Sherman which I have been building and trying to do
> >appropiate field mods as seen in war time photos my wif just bought me
> >the Ner Dragon Composite hull PTO and it is an excellent kit. Did any
> >composite hull shermans other then fireflys serve in the ETO ?.
> >You web sight has been a trendious help in research thanks
> >David Kullberg
> >Sent from my iPhone