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M4 Sherman Tank Company (Plastic) (SBX84)Contains five M4 Shermans (Late 75mm OR Late 76mm) and one Decal Sheet.
The Soviets preferred the diesel Sherman as their Soviet-built tanks were also diesel-powered. Consequently, they were the largest user of the M4A2 with 76mm gun. Its characteristics were comparable to those of the T-34/85, making it a very effective tank.
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However, the Germans had not been idle and withdrew from the Oder River and took up positions on the Seelow Height on the most direct route to Berlin. Eventually the Soviet weight of numbers and firepower told and three German were thrown back from the Oder.