WW2 - M8 Greyhound - USA
 
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M8 Greyhound Six-Wheeled Light Armored Scout Car
 

The six-wheeled light armored scout car M8 was equipped with a 37mm main gun plus two machine guns. One .30 cal. gun mounted coaxially with the main gun plus one .50 cal. anti-aircraft gun mounted on the open turret. The vehicle was manufactured by Ford from July 1943 to June 1945 with a production total of about 8,500 vehicles.

The British soldiers called the vehicle 'M8 Greyhound' because of its high speed and thin armor.

 
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Link-Note:

Information about the vehicle

'Armored Car M8 Greyhound' on anks-encyclopedia.com (EN)

'M8 und M20 Light Armoured Car Greyhound' on fomcc.de (DE)

 

Information about the model

Kit 'Extratech M-8 Greyhound EXM 7220' on scalemates.com

 

Information about the additional parts

Photo-etched Parts 'Camouflage netting Eduard - No. 22050' on scalemates.com

Resin Parts 'ModellTrans 5 gallons jerry cans. US Army WW II MTD7231' on modelltrans.com

 

Information about the figures

Figures 'Calibre72 US WW II Tank Crew Kit 72-006' on 172shermans.com

 
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