M4A1 (76)W Sherman, Vielsam

M4A1 (76)W Sherman, Vielsam

This M4A1 (76)W Sherman Tank is located in the village of Vielsam in Luxembourg. It is a later pattern M4A1 with a cast hull and 76mm gun, which gave the crew a better chance of taking on enemy tanks. Indeed, tanks like this destroyed Panther tanks in the fighting around Vielsam in 1944.

M4A1(76)W Sherman Tank, Vielsam

This particular tank was presented to the village in the 1970s in memory of the men of 7th Armored Division who served in this area.

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