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WW2 American Tanks

The US eventually caught up in production of tanks and supplied the allied world with thousands of examples throughout World War 2.

There are a total of 15 WW2 American Combat Tanks in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service. Flag images indicative of country of origin.


1935
Light Tank M2
The "tank" received its baptism of fire in World War 1 as large, cumbersome lozenge-shaped tracked vehicles lumbering about t...

1941
Light Tank, M3 / M5 (Stuart)
The M3 / M5 series (commonly known as the "General Stuart") was an Allied design classified as a light tank and appeared thro...

1943
M22 Locust
After witnessing the successes of the German airborne divisions to take over most of Western Europe in the opening salvos of ...

1944
M24 Chaffee (Light Tank, M24)
The Light Tank M24 Chaffee was the successor to the M5 Stuart light tank. Though appearing late into the Second World War, th...

1945
M26 Pershing
The M26 "Pershing" made its official appearance towards the end of World War 2 and was appropriately named after World War 1 ...

1942
M3 Lee / M3 Grant (Medium Tank, M3)
The M3 medium tank series appeared at a time when Allied armor (in respects to both armor protection and armament) was genera...

1942
M4 Sherman (Medium Tank, M4)
The M4 Sherman series of medium tanks proved an invaluable asset to Allied operations North Africa, Europe and the Pacific th...

1940
M6 (Heavy Tank M6)
Tank design and production during the interwar years following World War 1 were extremely limited, leaving only a few select ...

1940
Medium Tank M2
In many ways, the M2 Medium Tank was a stepping stone design for American armored warfare leading up to World War 2. The more...

1944
Sherman Jumbo (Medium Tank, M4A3E2)
Long before the Invasion of Normandy in northern France was finalized, American warplanners were aware of the fact that the G...

1944
Sherman VC Firefly (Medium Tank, M4A4)
Outwardly, the Sherman Firefly series of tank destroyers looked every bit like their M4 Sherman base counterparts. Closer exa...

1945
T28 Super Heavy Tank (Gun Motor Carriage T95)
The T28 heavy tank was the largest tank ever developed for the US Military. Built in 1945 to counter the new generation of Ge...

1944
T29 (Heavy Tank T29)
As World War 2 progressed on all fronts in favor of the Allies, attention began to turn to the final thrust required in Europ...

1945
T30 (Heavy Tank T30)
The T30 was developed for the American Army during the latter stages of World War 2 to counter the appearance of German Army ...

1919
Tank Mark VIII (International Tank / Liberty Tank)
The Mark VIII "International Tank" (also "Liberty" when powered by the American Liberty engine) would become the first tank i...
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