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By Steven J. Zaloga

The M8 gentle armored vehicle used to be the one major wheeled wrestle automobile utilized by the U.S. military in global warfare II. together with the calmly armed software model, the M20, it used to be the staple of the army's cavalry squadrons to be used in reconnaissance and scouting. First getting into strive against in Italy in 1943, it was once well-known during the crusade in northwest Europe, notwithstanding its off-road functionality was once discovered to be short of. This identify describes the layout and improvement of the M8, overlaying the numerous versions that have been produced in the course of global warfare II and afterwards, in addition to a entire survey of its operational use.

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Pearl Harbor wasn’t just an attack or a battle. It was a turning point in history. From the moment the first Japanese torpedo cut through the water, Japan’s conquest of the Pacific region was doomed; Adolph Hitler’s destruction of civilization was doomed. The price would be high. Pearl Harbor was where America began to pay that price. q Japanese future action unpredictable but hostile action possible at any moment. If hostilities cannot, repeat cannot, be avoided the United States desires that Japan commit the first overt act.

Q Marshal Philippe Pétain Referring to the attacking Germans during the French defense at Verdun (1916) q Ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars. Matthew 24:6 Bible, New Testament 23 the quotable warrior Weary days with wars and rumors of war, and marching of troops, and flags waving, and people talking. S. Military Academy Motto q This aggression will not stand. President George H. W. Bush After Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait, 1990 24 the call to battle The die is cast. Julius Caesar At the crossing of the Rubicon q Conscription may form a great and admirable machine, but it differs from the trained army of volunteers as a body differs from a soul.

Where brave me fight, there fight I. In freedom’s cause, I live, I die. From Concord Bridge to Heartbreak Ridge, from the Arctic to the Mekong, to the Carribbean, the Queen of Battle! Always ready, then, now and forever. I am the Infantry! FOLLOW ME! S. Army Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia q If the trumpet gives an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle? I Corinthians 14:8 Bible, New Testament 26 the call to battle God is always on the side of the big battalions. Voltaire (1770) q We are on God’s side.

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