What was the biggest US tank in WW2?

M26 Pershing

M26 Pershing
Produced November 1944 – October 1945
No. built 2,202
Mass 92,355 lb (46.2 short tons) fighting weight

What tanks were used by the US in WW2?


  • Marmon-Herrington MTLS-1GI4.
  • Medium Tank M3 Lee/Grant.
  • Medium Tank M4 Sherman.
  • Medium Tank M4A6.
  • Medium Tank T26E4 “Super Pershing”
  • Medium Tanks M2, M2A1 and T5.
  • Medium/Heavy Tank M26 Pershing.

What is the US main battle tank?

M1 Abrams
The M1 Abrams entered service in 1980 and currently serves as the main battle tank of the United States Army and Marine Corps.

Did the US have a heavy tank in WW2?

Near the end of the war the M26 Pershing tank was deployed as the first operational heavy tank of the US Army. It was designated a heavy tank when it was designed in WWII due to its 90 mm gun, which was at the time the largest caliber gun found on a US tank.

When did the US stop using Sherman tanks?

M4 Sherman

Medium Tank, M4
Place of origin United States
Service history
In service 1942–1957 (United States)
Used by United States, and many others (see Foreign variants and use)

What was the best American tank in World War 2?

The Hellcat was the most effective U.S. tank destroyer of World War II. It had a higher kill to loss ratio than any other tank or tank destroyer fielded by U.S. forces in World War II.

Who had the best tanks in WW2?

Marmon-Herrington Light Tank.

  • Grant.
  • M5 Stuart.
  • M4 Sherman.
  • M6 Heavy Tank.
  • M22 Locust.
  • M24 Chaffee.
  • M26 Pershing.
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    What were the American tanks during World War 2?

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