Armor/AFV: British Armor
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Sherman HVSS
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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 - 11:53 AM UTC
Hi guys
Can anyone tell me if the British army ever had HVSS Shermans?
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California, United States
Joined: July 20, 2004
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Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 - 06:01 PM UTC
Hi Pete,
I know that the British received some M4A2(76)HVSS which were designated Sherman IIIAY in British service. The "A" stood for 76mm while the "Y" stood for HVSS. How many they received, I do not know.

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Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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Posted: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 - 07:23 PM UTC
You could say that they were very rare in the Britsh army.....