Nicknamed the “Easy-Eight” or “E8”, this tank is a quicker, slightly better armored version of the M4 Sherman. It also has an upgraded 76mm gun with an improved rate of fire and better accuracy. The E8 was the preferred US version of the Sherman.
The standard production model E8 boasts improved suspension and a high velocity cannon.
The field mod represents an enhanced version of the E8, converted with the benefit of battlefield experience.