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German vs. American Tanks in WWII

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German vs. American Tanks in WWII

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As seen in the film "Fury," the German Tiger tank was a formidable, 56-ton beast of an opponent. That is, until the U.S. military upgraded their M4 Sherman tanks in 1945.

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They were out-gunned and out-armored by superior German tanks, but what the American M4 Sherman tank crews lacked in firepower, they made up for in courage. Discover the stories of the heroic GIs who rolled into Nazi territory in the final weeks of WWII and faced off against an enemy that refused to surrender. Then, go behind the scenes of the film "Fury" and inside the tankers' world, as we hear accounts from veterans who survived the intense tank battles firsthand.

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