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After WW2, Belgium used the following
types of Shermans:
And the following Sherman-related AFVs:
Sherman VC and Sherman Hybrid IC
The Belgian Army had over 200 Sherman
Fireflies, including ones they reworked themselves.
M4A1(76)W and M4A1(76)W HVSS: in use
from 1949/50, phased out of service from 1952 on.
M4(105): in use from 1949/50, phased
out of service from 1952 on. Note: possibly also M4A3(105).
Sherman Dozer: a number of Sherman Fireflies
were fitted with dozer blades; in use by the Engineers 1951 - 1960.
Sherman Crab: one or two examples in
use by the Engineers from 1951.
Sherman DD: one example
Sherman ARK: one example
M32B1 TRV and M32A1B1 TRV: superceded
by Leopard ARV.
M74 TRV: superceded by Leopard ARV.
M10 17-pdr SP Gun (Achilles IIC): thirty-six
in use from 1950/51.
M36 90-mm GMC: in use from September
1949, phased out of service in 1953.
M7 Priest 105mm HMC: in use 1951 - 1964.
Note: also M7B2, possibly also M7B1.
Forty, George, M4 Sherman. Poole:
Blandford Press, 1987 (ISBN 0 7137 1678 9).
Pacco, John, Belgisch Leger / Armee
Belge: Tanks en pantservoertuigen / Chars et vehicules blindes 1946-1996.
Aartselaar: J.P. Publications, 1997 (ISBN 90-801136-3-8).
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