• D-Day & Swimming Tanks?

    Why make the Sherman tanks swim to shore?? Why not just put them on landing craft, and land them directly on the beaches?? Were they too big, were they too heavy?? Or was it something else?? Something I've always wondered about.
    Why make the Sherman tanks swim to shore?? Why not just put them on landing craft, and land them directly on the beaches?? Were they too big, were they too heavy?? Or was it something else?? Something I've always wondered about.
    5 answers · History · 4 years ago