Since the 1980s, the American M2/M3 Bradley has overcome its controversial debut, and is now regarded as among the finest cavalry/infantry fighting vehicles in the world. This book is a concise look at the background, development, and Army operational history of the Bradley from the 1980s to the present. The author, who brings a unique perspective and authority as a Bosnia veteran and former M1A1 tank gunner with the United States Army's 1/104th Cavalry, was granted behind-the-scenes access to the US Army's collection of rare vehicles at Ft. Benning, Georgia. He also includes the Bradley's service in lesser known placesnot just Iraq and Afghanistansuch as Cold War Germany, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Korea, and Africa. The book is superbly illustrated with more than 200 color images. Part of the Legends of Warfare series.
About the Author
Christian DeJohn, a US Army Bosnia veteran, is unusually qualified to address this subject with authority as both an experienced, published military historian and a former United States Army tanker with real-world, hands-on experience as an M1A1 Abrams tank gunner with the Army's 1/104th Cavalry and First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry.