Thursday, 28 August 2014

M8 Greyhound

Here's another one where I forgot the overall picture. You all know what a Greyhound looks like, right? No?

There. Now we're all on the same page.

The M8 was produced by Ford during the war as a light armoured car; some would say too light. The armour wasn't thick enough to provide decent protection, especially the floor. Most British crews were found to cover the floor of the vehicle with sandbags to provide additional protection from mines. Surprisingly, the M8 is still in service with some third world countries. Here's some detail shots that may be useful to some painters



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