M4A3E8 was the 3rd last in the developement line of the famous Sherman tanks. It was equipped with a 76 mm general-purpose gun.
The nickname 'Easy Eight' developed because of it's incredibly easy operating and driving.
About this creation
The tank in real life. About 53,500 tanks were produced during 1942 and 1943. read more here .
The tank in the World Of Tanks videogame
I started this build looking through the best models of these tanks, searching for inspiration. I found it, and the credits go to:
Quoting Matthew Sylvan
While both the turret and chassis is spot on, the gun barrel is thick for me. I use those pieces for 120-160mm guns. If you are interested I could send you an appropriate gun model.
I realise that, and wouldn't you know, I'm already working on a smaller version of the tank so it's minifig scale. There, I'll include a much smaller gun. Thanks anyway :)