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Markings of French Shermans and Variants

The following table lists all markings available for building French Shermans (and its variants) during, and after, World War II.

Type Parent Unit Unit Sub-Unit Name Location Date Source of Markings
M10   3rd Escadron de Combat 1st Platoon LE-MALIN France 1944-45 Extratech M10 Tank Destroyer Kit # 72029
M10   4th Escadron de 2nd Dargons   Pont- D'Austerlitz France 1944-45 Peddinhaus Decals 1437 - French Tanks in Normandy and Germany 44-45, Part 1
M10   RBFMI Regiment Blinde de Fusilier Marins 2nd Squadron, 2nd Platoon PHOQUE France 1944-45 Peddinhaus Decals 1437 - French Tanks in Normandy and Germany 44-45, Part 1
M36B2   Regiment Blindé Colonial d'Extreme Orient   Cambronne French Indochina 1953 Extratech M36 Kit #72040
M36B2   Regiment Blindé Colonial d'Extreme Orient   L'Joie French Indochina 1953 Extratech M36 Kit #72040
M4 (105) 2nd French Armored Division 501ème Régiment de Chars de Combat   LA MOSKOWA France 1944-45 Peddinhaus Decals 2051 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 1
M4 (105) HVSS 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 2nd Squadron SARREGUEMINES II France 1945 Peddinhaus Decals 2052 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 2
M4A1 1st French Armored Division 2ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 4th Squadron Luneville France 1944 Armo 72442 - M4A1 Sherman
M4A1 1st French Armored Division 2ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs HQ Squadron LYAUTEY   1944 Toro 72D30 - Free French Shermans Vol.1
M4A1 (Remanufactured) 1st French Armored Division 2ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 4th Squadron TOURCOING   1945 Peddinhaus Decals 2053 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 3
M4A1 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs   Meknes II     Bison 72022 - French 2eme DB Shermans
M4A1 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 1st Squadron BEAUCE II     Peddinhaus Decals 2053 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 3
M4A1 (76)W 1st French Armored Division 2ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 4th Squadron ST-MALO     Peddinhaus Decals 2053 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 3
M4A1 (76)W 1st French Armored Division 5ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique   TURENNE France 1945 Toro 72D30 - Free French Shermans Vol.1
M4A1 (76)W 5th French Armored Division 1er Regiment de Cuirassuirs 2nd Squadron LEOPARD France 1945 Peddinhaus Decals 2052 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 2
M4A2 1st French Armored Division 2ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 2nd Squadron DESAIX II France 1945 Peddinhaus Decals 2051 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 1
M4A2 1st French Armored Division 2ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 2nd Squadron, 1st Platoon Duguesclin France 1944-45 Peddinhaus Decals 1437 - French Tanks in Normandy and Germany 44-45, Part 1
M4A2 1st French Armored Division 5ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique   AUSTERLITZ France 1945 Armo 72445 - M4A2 Sherman vol.1
M4A2 1st French Armored Division 5ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique   VENDOME France 1945 Toro 72D30 - Free French Shermans Vol.1
M4A2 1st French Armored Division 5ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron VESOUL Marseilles 1945 Peddinhaus Decals 2051 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 1
M4A2 1st French Armored Division 5ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron VESOUL Marseilles 1945 Starmer's Armour 1 - US and Allied Shermans in Europe 44-45 (Unit incorrectly identified)
M4A2 1st French Armored Division 2ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron   Normandy 2 August 1944 ARMO 72407 - Sherman's in foreign service
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique   ISERAN Normandy June 1944 Armo 72445 - M4A2 Sherman vol.1
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron Tarentaise France June 1944 Starmer's Armour 1 - US and Allied Shermans in Europe 44-45
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron Tarentrise (misspelled) France June 1944 ARMO 72407 - Sherman's in foreign service
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron Tarentaise France June 1944 Bison 72022 - French 2eme DB Shermans
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron Tarentaise France June 1944 Heller 79894 Sherman M4A2 "Division LeClerc"
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron Tarentaise Normandy June 1944 Toro 72D30 - Free French Shermans Vol.1
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron VALSERINE France 1944 Peddinhaus Decals 2052 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 2
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 3rd Squadron Brive la Gaillarde     Bison 72022 - French 2eme DB Shermans
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 3rd Squadron Brive la Gaillarde     Heller 79894 Sherman M4A2 "Division LeClerc"
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 3rd Squadron Brive la Gaillarde     Peddinhaus Decals 2051 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 1
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 501ème Régiment de Chars de Combat   Romilly Paris, France August 1944 Bison 72022 - French 2eme DB Shermans
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 501ème Régiment de Chars de Combat   Champaubert Paris, France August 1944 Bison 72022 - French 2eme DB Shermans
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 501ème Régiment de Chars de Combat   Champaubert Paris, France August 1944 Heller 79894 Sherman M4A2 "Division LeClerc"
M4A2 2nd French Armored Division 501ème Régiment de Chars de Combat   Champaubert Paris, France August 1944 Peddinhaus Decals 2052 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 2
M4A2 5th French Armored Division 6ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron BUGEAUD   1944 Peddinhaus Decals 2053 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 3
M4A3 2nd French Armored Division 2ème Régiment de Chars de Combat   Medenine II France 1944-45 Peddinhaus Decals 1441 - French Tanks in Normandy and Germany 44-45, Part 2
M4A3 3rd Infantry Division 2ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs   Fabert     Peddinghaus Decals - EP-1224
M4A3 Free French Forces       Casablanca April 1943 ARMO 72407 - Sherman's in foreign service
M4A3 (76)W 2nd French Armored Division 501ème Régiment de Chars de Combat 2nd Squadron Monterau II France August 1944 Eduard M4A3 (76)W Profipack Kit #7602
M4A3 (76)W 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 3rd Squadron Champagne France 1944 Bison 72022 - French 2eme DB Shermans
M4A3 (76)W 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 3rd Squadron Champagne France 1944 Peddinhaus Decals 2053 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 3
M4A3 (76)W 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 3rd Squadron Champagne France 1944 Toro 72D30 - Free French Shermans Vol.1
M4A3 (76)W 2nd French Armored Division 12ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 3rd Squadron Flandres Alsace July 1944 Bison 72022 - French 2eme DB Shermans
M4A3 (105) 1st French Armored Division 501ème Régiment de Chars de Combat   Erstein France August 1944 Eduard M4A3 (105)W Profipack Kit #7604
M4A3 (105) 1st French Armored Division 2ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 4th Squadron STRASBOURG France 1944 Toro 72D30 - Free French Shermans Vol.1
M4A3 (105) 2nd French Armored Division 501ème Régiment de Chars de Combat 2nd Squadron La Moscowa Paris, France 1944 Bison 72022 - French 2eme DB Shermans
M4A3E2 1st French Armored Division 2ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron FALGAYRAC France 1945 Extratech M4A3 Jumbo Kit #72036
M4A4 Free French Forces     St-Quentin Marseilles 1944 Dragon M4A4 Kit #7311
M4A4 1st French Armored Division 2ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 3rd Squadron PROVENCE Marseilles, France 1944 Toro 72D30 - Free French Shermans Vol.1
M4A4 1st French Armored Division 2ème Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 4th Squadron PHILIPPSBOURG France 1945 Peddinhaus Decals 2051 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 1
M4A4 5th French Armored Division 1er Régiment de Chasseurs d'Afrique 2nd Squadron FLAMBEAU-LE GROGNARD Kaysersberg December, 1944 Peddinhaus Decals 2052 - French Shermans 1944-45, Part 2
M4A4 3rd Infantry Division 2ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 2nd Squadron Valenciennes     Peddinghaus Decals - EP-1224
M4A4 3rd Infantry Division 2ème Regiment de Cuirassuirs 2nd Squadron Valenciennes     UM M4 Sherman Kit #370
 

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