M10 ‘Achilles’


The M10 was a conversion of the Sherman in line with the American concept of fielding dedicated tank destroyers.

British versions mounted a 17 pdr gun and a later American version (the M36) eventually mounted a 90 mm gun.

The M10 had an open turret and used the same chassis as the Sherman but was less well-armoured.

The M10 started British service with the Royal Artillery.

It also saw service with both the 3rd and 7th Hussars.

Technical Specifications

Armament1 x 17pdr
2 x .30 Browning Machine-guns
Engine:487 bhp Ordnance 9 cyl RD-1820
Max Speed:25mph
Year into service:1944

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