Early Sherman late in war

Early Sherman late in war

Postby fscunha » 01 Jan 2011

Ever since I saw this picture I knew I had to do this Sherman:
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It is a very early Sherman (like the ones used in Tunisia in 43) with the very early boggies, early mantlet and low bustle turret. Painted in white fighting Germans this tank is set in NWE winter 44-45. So it survived Africa, Sicily, Italy, and from Southern France all the way to Germany (I'm probably exagerating a bit here ;) )

So after this introduction here is my model (Dragon M4A1, tranny cover and boggies Mirage M3 Lee):

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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby Michi » 01 Jan 2011

:good: :good: :good: :good:
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby Jezamonos » 01 Jan 2011

Looks good to me. :good:
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby evilmuppet » 01 Jan 2011

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby Janick » 01 Jan 2011

Nicely done Cunha! :good:
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby panzerfaust200 » 01 Jan 2011

fscunha wrote:France all the way to Germany (I'm probably exagerating a bit here )



that bit is 100% spot on as the pic was taken during the end of the battles around the Colmar pocket - the tank belongs to the 709th Ind Tank battalion which fought in Normandy (with 8th Inf Div) from July'44, Brittanny (with 83rd), Hurtgen Forest (8th), Siegfried line (78th), Colmar Pocket (with the 75th Inf.Div.) and finally in the Rhur (with the 95th)

a cool pic and one of my favs as i'm mastering that very house behind them! :hello:
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby pecadolr » 01 Jan 2011

a model with a nice history beyond :good:
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby Arvaker » 01 Jan 2011

Excellent idea and well carried out! :hello:
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby fscunha » 01 Jan 2011

Thanks guys. It was fun doing it.

panzerfaust200 wrote:a cool pic and one of my favs as i'm mastering that very house behind them! :hello:


Then I must have it! Then I can try to mimimc the picture!

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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby panzerfaust200 » 01 Jan 2011

i'll do my best!
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby Faustnik » 01 Jan 2011

:grin: :grin: :grin: :grin:

Excellent Filipe.

Now just get some time to put on a game

A+

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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby jaeger » 02 Jan 2011

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby rowdy75 » 02 Jan 2011

very nice :thumbsup:
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby Wiking » 02 Jan 2011

Great choice of subject Filipe! :clapping:
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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby Amalric » 02 Jan 2011

Sweet :good:

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Re: Early Sherman late in war

Postby james forrest » 08 Jan 2011

Nice little microcosm of history bought to life Filipe!
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