From: Steve Grammont (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 23 2003 - 15:52:09 PST
>I just put some pictures of a Sherman Easy 8, I think, on my web site.
That is a BEAUTIFUL example of a Medium Tank M4A3 (76) HVSS or more
likely Medium Tank M4A3 (76) W HVSS. The "W" stood for Wet Storage,
which was a safety measure to prevent stored rounds from cooking off in
case of a hit.
This was commonly called the Easy 8 because the prototype was designated
M4A3E8. There were other variants of Shermans, but this was the most
That is an example the museum should be quite proud of!
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