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#16 propane1 OFFLINE  

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Posted September 01, 2016 - 07:22 PM

From what I know, the Sherman tanks were faster than German tanks, which gave them a little advantage. Also the German tanks where weak on there rear end, so the Sherman tank could sneak up behind them and penetrate the rear of the German tank. Is this true. ?
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Posted September 01, 2016 - 07:32 PM

Sherman couldn't much penetrate anything on the Panzer. They were faster though

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Posted September 01, 2016 - 07:48 PM

 the Sherman tanks were faster than German tanks


Fast enough that a Tiger tank couldn't rotate it's turret fast enough to keep up with them. I don't know if that was true of the Panzer. 

The Sherman was also known as "The Ronson" ( which was a cigarette lighter) because it caught fire so easily. 

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