Introduction * Light Tank Destroyer and M8 Development * M8 Derivatives * Into Service * The M8 Armored Car Described * The M8 Armored Car in Combat * The M8 in Lend-Lease Service * Postwar M8 Armored Car Use * Bibliography * Color Plate Commentary * Index
Steven J. Zaloga was born in 1952, received his BA in history from Union College, and his MA from Columbia University. He has published numerous books and articles dealing with modern military technology, especially armored vehicle development. His main area of interest is military affairs in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the Second World War, and he has also written extensively on American armored forces. Tony Bryan is a freelance illustrator of many years experience. He initially qualified in Engineering and worked for a number of years in Military Research and Development, and has a keen interest in military hardware - armor, small arms, aircraft and ships. Tony has produced many illustrations for partworks, magazines and books, including a number of titles in the New Vanguard series.