This title tells the story of the development and production of the military vehicle, from the basic trucks, through the advances made in the inter-war years, to the specialized vehicles in World War II. It contains an illustrated A-Z catalogue of vehicles, including makes such as Austin, Land Rover and Scammell from the UK; Willys, Dodge, and GMC from the USA; GAZ and ZiL from the Soviet Union; and manufacturers from around the world, including NEKAF, Tatra, Raba, Timoney, Beijing Jeep, Mitsubishi and DAF. The specification panels detail the country of origin, type, manufacturer, production dates, powerplant, transmission, suspension, brakes, electrical system, dimensions, weight and performance of each vehicle. It features photographs illustrate each type. This book provides an overview of the history of the cargo/troop-carrying trucks, wreckers, tankers, ambulances, communications vehicles and other types that provide technical support to the front-line troops. The author begins by describing the history of the wheeled military vehicle.