BG28: M8 HMC(a), 1½ ton Truck(a), 2½ ton Truck(a) & Jeep(a) & LKW GAZ(r), LKW IAG(r) & LKW ZIS(r)

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72d M8 HMC(a):
This represents M8 Armoured Cars (American Vehicle Note 42. They were captured in small numbers in most theaters of War and pressed into service.

See also German Vehicle Note BG.

I think this is the wrong image but couldn't find a "Priest".88608861
 

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96a 1½ ton Truck(a), 2½ ton Truck(a) & Jeep(a):
These represent American built trucks in German use. The American vehicles were popular for their ruggedness and ease of maintenance so were used whenever they were captured. See American Vehicle Note 54, Note 56 & Note 57

See also German Vehicle Note BG.
 

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88688869887088718872887396b LKW GAZ(r), LKW IAG(r) & LKW ZIS(r):
In much the same way as the Whermacht seized American transport, they seized Soviet vehicles as well. The Whermacht was always chronically short of transport vehicles so would commandeer any it could. These represent Russian Vehicle Note 47.

See also German Vehicle Note BG.
 

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72d M8 HMC(a):
This represents M8 Armoured Cars (American Vehicle Note 42. They were captured in small numbers in most theaters of War and pressed into service.

See also German Vehicle Note BG.

I think this is the wrong image but couldn't find a "Priest".View attachment 8860View attachment 8861
Not sure what is going on here. The M8 HMC (Howitzer Motor Carraige, and you will note that that gun is no howitzer) is the "Scott", American vehicle note 43. What is depicted is the M8 armored car, American vehicle note 42. The "Priest" is the M7 HMC, American vehicle note 44.

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Not sure what is going on here. The M8 HMC (Howitzer Motor Carraige, and you will note that that gun is no howitzer) is the "Scott", American vehicle note 43. What is depicted is the M8 armored car, American vehicle note 42. The "Priest" is the M7 HMC, American vehicle note 44.

JR
Thank you! In was searching for the wrong one!88888889
 

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72d M8 HMC(a):
This represents M8 Armoured Cars (American Vehicle Note 42. They were captured in small numbers in most theaters of War and pressed into service.

See also German Vehicle Note BG.

I think this is the wrong image but couldn't find a "Priest".View attachment 8860View attachment 8861
The "Priest" was an M7 HMC, modified from the chassis of an M3 "Grant or Lee" sporting a 105 HOW NT MA and so called because of a pulpit looking protrusion to the right of the gun. The M8 AC (the picture) was commonly referred to as the "Greyhound" and was an adaptation of the Deuce and a half truck. As for the nomenclature you have referenced, the correct dipiction would be the M8 HMC "Scott" or Scotty" which was an adaptation of of the M5 light tank sporting a 75mm pack HOW in an OT turret.

[EDIT] Saw the OP and replied before I see you caught yourself! ;) (Take it out on Steve Hicks if he gets together with you on his visit to Scotland)
 
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