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Tamiya 35359 1/35 Korean War US Medium Tank M4A3E8 Sherman East Eight Plastic Model Kit

Product Code: T35359
$69.99
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The Sherman – reliable and available in huge numbers - was a gamechanger for the Allies in WWII, and the Easy Eight a prevalent variant most notable for its horizontal volute spring suspension (HVSS) and smooth ride. The Easy Eight's career did not end with WWII, however, as a number were refurbished and thrown back into action by a largely demobilized U.S. Army in the Korean War from 1950. They faced off against T34/85s operated by the Korean People's Army with great success, and were later often used in a supporting fire role.

This model assembly kit depicts the Korean War variant of the M4A3E8 "Easy Eight" Sherman. This kit variant includes new parts!

  • This faithful recreation depicts the numerous updates typical of Easy Eights deployed in the Korean War.
  • The striking "Rice's Red Devils" marking scheme is updated based upon new photographic evidence.Commander and loader torso figures add extra realism. Loader has choice of two headgear types.
  • Separate slide mold parts recreate M2 machine gun mount and barrel attachment point for super detail.
  • Form of the canvas gun shield cover so typical of a Korean War M4A3E8 is depicted with superb reality.
  • Wider T80 double pin tracks are recreated using belt-type parts, for a fuss-free yet highly effective finish.
  • Accessories show off a sharp finish: late production deflector, communications equipment and more are recreated.
  • Create your own mini diorama by pairing the Easy Eight with the included enemy field car kit model!