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A Sherman tank, possibly of the 9th Royal Deccan Horse, advancing with Indian infantry, Burma, 1945

Photograph, World War Two, Far East (1941-1945), 1945.

The Sherman was one of the most widely used tanks of the war. A staggering 49,234 Shermans of all types were built, representing over 50 per cent of the total American wartime tank production. The Sherman was comparatively fast, mechanically reliable and easy to manufacture and service.

From a collection of official photographs collected by Major General (later Lieutenant General) Sir Frank Walter Messervy.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1974-09-79-111

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1974-09-79-111

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