The U.S. Medium Tank M26 Pershing made its appearance at the end of WWII to allow the American army to stand up to the wrath of German tanks. The Pershing which was equipped with a long 90mm gun and exhibited incredible mobility. The Pershing, of which 200 were used against Germany until its surrender, successfully engaged Tiger I and Pz.kpfw. IV tanks. When the Korean War began in June 1950, the M26 also fought successfully against the rival T34/85 Soviet built tanks. Model features crew hatches which can be assembled in either the opened or closed position, and movable suspension. Small details like separate parts for the engine grills and cast iron appearance on the hull and the turret make kit seem even more real. Machine-gun ammunition boxes and two crew figures (torso only) are included. Comes with decals for 4 different markings. Paint colors needed: TS-5 Olive Drab, X-10 Gun Metal, X-11 Chrome Silver, X-7 Red, XF-1 Flat Black, XF-15 Flat Flesh, XF-2 Flat White, XF-49 Khaki, XF-51 Khaki Drab, XF-52 Flat Earth, XF-56 Metallic Grey, XF-57 Buff, XF-60 Dark Yellow, XF-62 Olive Drab, and XF-64 Red Brown.