The M4 Sherman is officially a Medium Tank and was the most used tank of the United States of America and the Western Allies in World War 2. This classic proved to be reliable, cheap and available in large quantities. It was an attrition war after all.
During the Korean War the US used the M4A3E8 Easy Eight was the main tank force until the end when the armistice was signed. The M4A3E8 Sherman was deployed to counter the North Korean use of the Russian T-34-85 tank.
M41 Walker Bulldog
The M41 was designed for reconnaissance light tank detail and became the replacement for the aging Chaffee. Although made for recon the armament was effective against close infantry support.
An American Medium Tanks of the Korean War that landed on August 8th 1950 belonging to the 6th Tank Battalion. The M46 was effective against the Russian T-34. By the end of the war the over 200 M46A1 Patton’s had been in service on the peninsula.
The M26 Pershing Heavy/Medium Tank was preferred by the US Army. One of the Tanks of the Korean War that also served in WW2 and in Korea the M26 was responsible for in 32% of the combat action.
One of the finest light tanks of the Korean War, the M24 Chaffee that was introduced at the end of World War 2 and later in the Korea. The Chaffee was the first tank to be deployed in the Korean Conflict supporting the then only 4 battalions, 71dst, 77th, 78th and 9th.
These were under the Far East Command having one company of M24s to defend Japan’s narrow road networks and bridges. The first engagement she participated in during the Korean War was on July 10th 1950 Company A 78th Tank Battalion fought a North Korean tank and blew the shit out of it.