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WWII Tanks Vehicle Data Sheet

Medium M4A1 (Sherman II)
(also known as Sherman II)


Medium M4A1 (Sherman II)

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Armour Details


 Front 75mm@0(75.0mm)
 Side  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Rear  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Top  25mm@90(25.0mm)


 Front 50mm@45(71.0mm)
 Side  50mm@0(50.0mm)
 Rear  38mm@0(38.0mm)
 Top  19mm@90(19.0mm)


 Front 40mm@45(57.0mm)
 Side  40mm@0(40.0mm)
 Rear  38mm@0(38.0mm)
 Top  19mm@90(19.0mm)
Gun Mantlet n/a

Armour (x)mm @ (y) (Effective mm @ 0)

Effective Armour - Maximum 75 (mm) - Minimum 19 (mm)


Manufacture Dates 1942 - Unknown
Quantity Produced 6281
Weight  30.23 (tonnes)
Crew 5
M.G's small 3
M.G's Large -
Length 5.88 (mtr)
Width 2.63 (mtr)
Height 2.77 (mtr)

Engine Details/Performance

Road Speed 24 (mph)
Cross Country Speed 17 (mph)
Range Road 120 (miles)
Range Cross Country - (miles)
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel Capacity 175
Horse Power 350
Power/Weight 11.57 (HP/tonne)

General Information

The Medium M4A1 (Sherman II)also known as Sherman II was a medium tank , 6281 of which were used by the british between 1942 and 1945.

The vehicle was manned by a crew of 5 and was 2.63 metres wide, 5.88 metres long, 2.77 metres high and weighed 30.23 tonnes.

Powered by a 350hp petrol engine the Medium M4A1 (Sherman II) was capable of a road speed of 24mph and a cross country speed of 17mph. The 175 gallon fuel capacity gave the Medium M4A1 (Sherman II) a road range of 120 miles

Based on the sherman chassis, the vehicle was armed with 3 light machine guns, a 75mm Gun M3 L/40 with a muzzle velocity of 619m/sec which was capable of penetrating 69mm of armour at 800metres
Primary Armament
75mm Gun M3 L/40
 Calibre 75 mm
 Muzzle Velocity 619 m/sec
 Shell Weight 6.32 Kg
 Ammunition97 rounds carried
Range(metres) 100 200 400 800 1200 1600 2000 2400
Penetration(mm) 76 75 73 69 65 60 56 52
Flight Time(secs) 0.16 0.32 0.67 1.39 2.16 2.98 3.86 4.81
Hit Probability % 98 98 98 90 60 29 22 18
Penetration is mm through vertical plate - calculated
Probability is % chance of hit on a 2 x 2.4mtr static plate

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