Tag Archive | M4 Sherman

WW2 Ads_Willard Battery

WW2 Ads_Willard Battery

During WW2 Americans received their war news from short movie clips when they went to the theater, from radio and from print media such as Life Magazine. Life Magazine not only brought the war home to civilians via news stories but also encouraged public support for the war effort through the advertisers. The below ad […]

Sherman Crushing Cars

Attention WW2 geeks! My son and I play Memoir 44 when we have time, Playing Memoir 44 scratches the major itch we have for WW2 history. Our discussions often lead to photos and emails and sometimes questions. So, it wasn’t a surprise when he sent me the below video of a tank crushing a couple […]

Hellzapoppin

This is personal trivia but here goes anyway. Way back in the days before INET or Facebook games, before Xbox and PlayStation and before pc games I had a M4 Sherman tank model that we used in tabletop war-gaming (1970’s). The models were hand-painted or air-brushed and we used pictures of the real thing from WW2 to detail the […]