Fighting First: US Forces In North Africa 1942-43

Step 1. Begin assembly of the Sherman by attaching the left-hand side track to the hull section.  Step 2. Next, attach the right-hand side track to the hull section.
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Below: Both tracks in place.  Step 3. Next, attach the hull rear piece to the rear of the hull section.
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Step 4. Attach your choice of transmission housing to the front on the hull assembly.
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Below: Transmission housing in place. Step 5. Mount the upper hull on the lower hull assembly.
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Below: Upper hull in position. Step 6. Assemble the main turret pieces.
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Step 7. Affix the trunion to the turret assembly, noting the orientation arrow.
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Below: The trunion in position Step 8. Attach the 75mm gun to the trunion.
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Step 9. Mount your choice of hatch on the top of the turret. 
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Below: Open hatch in position. Step 10. Attach the hull MG to its mounting point on the hatch.
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Step 11. Glue your choice of commander in to the open hatch. Step 12. Affix a peg to the turret.
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Below: Turret peg in place. Step 7. Position the turret on top of the hull assembly.
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Below: A fully assembled M4 Sherman.
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Last Updated On Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by Chris at Battlefront