The Medium Tank, M4 was the most common tank used by the Western Allies during World War II. It replaced the Medium Tank, M3 as the standard medium tank of the US Army. Versions of the Medium Tank, M4 was used by the British (who used the name Sherman, which was not officially used by the US during the war) and Canada (under the name Cruiser Tank Ram.
A specialised version of the Medium Tank, M4, which was able to "drive" on water, was used during the Normandy landings, which is detailed in the DD Tanks on D-Day article.
|M4||M4 (105 mm)||M4 (76 mm)|
|Weight||30.7 t||33 t||30.7 t|
|Armour (max)||85 mm||- mm||85 mm|
|Armour (range)||- mm||20-65 mm||- mm|
|Speed (max)||39 km/h||40 km/h||39 km/h|
|Primary weapon||75 mm Gun, M3 (1)||105 mm Howitzer, M4 (1)||76 mm Gun, M1 (1)|