Armour Battles – US Statistics

Recon

M8 Armoured Car

m8The M8 Greyhound armoured car is fast, but only equipped with a 37mm gun. Use it locate hidden units and to spot Blinds, then use its Break-off ability when fired at.

 

 

Type: AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Fast

Reliability: Good

Reaction: 4D/3D/(O)

Weapon: 37L53 Gun

  • Range: 6/12/24
  • FP: 5D AT: 5D

Notes: Recon. Low profile. Open-topped.

AFVs

M4 75mm

m4 75mm.1Mass produced and mechanically reliable, the M4 is under-gunned compared to German armour. Often the best tactic is to close with the Germans to offset their superior anti-tank fire.

 

 

Type: AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Average

Reliability: Good

Reaction: 5D

Weapon: 75L38 Gun

  • Range: 7/14/28
  • FP: 6D AT: 7D

M4 76mm

m4 76mmThe 76mm gun gives this Sherman an effective anti-tank weapon that makes it a match for the Panzer IV.

 

 

 

Type: AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Average

Reliability: Good

Reaction: 5D

Weapon: 76L52 Gun

  • Range: 8/16/32
  • FP: 7D AT: 8D

M5 Light Tank

m5The M5 is fast, but its 37mm gun is severely under-powered against the German armour. Use the M5s to locate hidden enemy units and use their Break-off ability when fired at.

 

 

 

Type: AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Fast

Reliability: Good

Reaction: 5D

Weapon: 37L53 Gun

  • Range: 6/12/24
  • FP: 5D AT: 5D

Notes: Recon. Break-off.

M10 Tank Destroyer

m10The late production M10 tank destroyer has the ability to Shoot and Scoot. This allows it to move backwards after firing. Its upgraded 76L52 gun is a match for the Panzer IV, but it lacks armour penetration against the Panther and Tiger I. Because it has an open-top, the M10 is vulnerable to enemy artillery.

 

Type: AFV

Training: Regular

Move: Average

Reliability: Good

Reaction: 5D (O)
Weapon: 76L52 Gun

  • Range: 8/16/32
  • FP: 7D AT: 8D

Notes: Shoot and Scoot. Break-off. Open-topped.

Off-Table Artillery

M7 Howitzer Motor Carriage

The M7 HMC provides off-table artillery with its 105mm howitzer. Although a vehicle the M7 HMC doesn’t appear on the table and so has only its off-table statistics listed.

Type: Medium Off-table Artillery

Training: Regular

Move:

Reaction:

Weapon: 105mm howitzer

  • Range: Off-Table
  • FP: 4D AT: 4D

Notes: Artillery Suppression.

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