U.S. Army Ford M8 and M20 Armored Cars Book Review
|Date of Review||November 2023||Title||U.S. Army Ford M8 and M20 Armored Cars|
|Format||160 pages, hardbound||MSRP (USD)||$39.95|
Didier Andres chronicles one of America’s iconic WWII vehicles in U.S. Army Ford M8 and M20 Armored Cars – latest “special” in the Casemate Illustrated range.
Text traverse the total tale in 160 picture-packed pages over five succinct sections:
- The Genesis of Light Armored Cars
- Car, Armored, Light, M8
- Car, Armored, Utility, M20
- M8 and M20 in Europe
Dozens of period photos, close-ups, and action shots augment the account. And extended, explanatory captions, production tables, units, archival illustrations, dimensional & performance data, and references further support the study.
Tricking-out your 1:35-scale Tamiya M8 Greyhound? Details abound. What color was the engine? Page 100 reveals the answer. How do you identify a late-production engine compartment? Check the next page.
Within chapters, Andres also spotlights individual vehicles from production batches – providing illuminating snapshots of evolutionary changes during M8 and M20 manufacture.
U.S. Army Ford M8 and M20 Armored Cars is a rapid, informative read. Make it your introduction to these legendary vehicles!
With thanks to Casemate Publishing for the review copy!