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Sherman Firefly
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No: 2023   Contributor: Roger Mason   Year: 2010   Manufacturer: Chrysler   Country: England
Sherman Firefly

A Sherman Firefly on the Isle of Wight in Aug 2010
Picture added on 01 September 2010 at 10:50
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Military Museum, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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The Firefly was fitted with a 17 pounder gun which could pierce German frontal armour and was the only Allied tank capeable of this. Each troop of 4 Shermans had 1 Firefly.

Added by John Poucher on 22 March 2012.
Is this a Sherman Firefly or a M4A1(76)? The muzzle break on the cannon as well as the turret design would suggest that it is the latter.

Added by Grant Janzen on 15 March 2013.
The Firefly also had a turret extension. Doesn't look like a 17pdr muzzle-brake either

Added by Roger Greenaway on 15 March 2013.
Grant, I had another look today and you are right, it's an M4A1 with a 76mm gun

Added by Roger mason on 20 August 2013.
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