Sherman Firefly

Sherman Firefly

$12.99

Out of stock- View Stockists

Top ^

COVID-19 UPDATE: Our web shop currently remains open to customers. We are constantly reviewing this in light of government advice and in discussion with our fulfilment partners. However, delays in local delivery may occur which are outside of our control - we apologise in advance for this.

Sherman Firefly

Pre-Order

New Tool

$12.99

Item Code: A02341

Expected: Autumn 2020

Out of stock- View Stockists

| Description

As Allied forces began to move off the D-Day beaches and into the Normandy countryside, they knew they would be facing strong opposition from German Panzer units, including the feared Heavy Tank Battalions. Fortunately, they now had a tank which was capable of taking on the Tigers and Panthers, in the form of the Sherman Firefly, a British designed marriage of the M4 Sherman and their famous 17-pounder anti-tank gun.

Usually deployed in a ratio of one Firefly to four standard Shermans, German tank commanders soon learned to look for the longer barrel of the Firefly and attempt to knock these tanks out first. In order to make identification more difficult, British crews would camouflage the front of their guns with light coloured paint, giving their tank the appearance a standard 75mm equipped Sherman, hoping this deception would give them enough time to get in the first shot during any engagement.

% Safety Notice

y Technical Specification & Detail

Scale 1:72
Skill 1
Flying Hours 1
Number of Parts 31
Dimensions (mm) L82 x W36
Age Suitability 8+

, Customer Images

Want to contribute images of your purchase to the community? Upload it here and we will showcase the best.

No one has submitted an image yet for this product, why not submit one above?

This site uses cookies to provide users with the best experience possible, to find out more about them or how to remove cookies from your browser please view our Privacy Policy Or accept cookies to continue to use the website.
Membership Restricted Product