Medium Tank M4A3(76)W HVSS Sherman ‘Easy Eight’ in Canadian Service

Canada (1946) Medium Tank – 2,617 Built Sherman M4A3(76)W with HVSS suspension Many people call this tank the M4A3E8 -The Easy 8. The designations M4E8, M4A1E8, M4A2E8 or M4A3E8 only officially applied to prototype vehicles used to test the new HVSS (Horizontal Volute Spring System) suspension. Its experimental E8 designation led to the ‘Easy Eight’ nickname…

Medium Tank M4A2(76)W HVSS Sherman ‘Easy Eight’ in Canadian Service

Canada (1946) Medium Tank – 294 Purchased M4A2(76)W with HVSS Sherman tank Many people call this tank the M4A2E8 -The Easy 8. The designations M4E8, M4A1E8, M4A2E8 or M4A3E8 only officially applied to prototype vehicles used to test the new HVSS (Horizontal Volute Spring System) suspension. Its experimental E8 designation led to the ‘Easy Eight’ nickname…