In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- He was one of the four man crew of a wireless scout car providing air support for front line troops by relaying messages between Infantry and Army HQ.
- Early during World War II, mechanized cavalry was primarily motorized with jeeps and only light scout cars and halftracks.
- The BRDM four-wheel-drive amphibious scout car first appeared in the spring of 1959 and rapidly became the standard light wheeled reconnaissance vehicle in most of the Warsaw Pact armies.
- The scout car's armor would stop bullets from weapons the guerillas had ammunition for, like machine guns and assault rifles.
- Starting light with Jeeps and armored scout cars, cavalry quickly evolved into heavier forces with armored cars, light tanks, and assault guns.
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