May 26, 2013

Modeler’s Guide to the Sherman- A Project So Big it's been split into multiple volumes under the banner of “Son of Sherman.”

Now available from our friends at Ampersand Publishing is...Son of Sherman Vol. 1: The Sherman Design & Development. A complete and illustrated description of the U.S. M4 Sherman tank series in the Second World War
The first of three volumes is 386 pages, soft cover 8.5x11 format  and includes over 900 b&w and color photographs. Written and edited by Patrick Stansell and Kurt Laughlin. Based on original material created by Pete Harlem

This brand new book is composed of lavishly illustrated and comprehensive essays on:
• Each Sherman type by factory with sub-sections on large small hatch
• All 75mm turret types
• All 76mm turret types
• Final drive assemblies
• Running gear (suspension and tracks)
• The factories that built the Sherman
• Transporting the Sherman to the battlefield
• Appliqué armor and the remanufacturing process
• Production and registration data
Including an extensive Bibliography and index

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