This highly illustrated volume covers the variety of armored cars used by Czech forces during World War I, and the Russian Civil War, as well as its post-WWI use in Italy and Slovakia. Along with details of armored car design, manufacturers, construction, and variants, the book covers Czech armored unit formations and their extensive operational use during the First World War. Special sections cover vehicle camouflage and markings, technical specifications, and uniforms and biographies of noted personalities.
Toma Jakl (b.1972) studied archivist and finished his MA in Charles University, Prague. He worked for five years in Prague Municipal Archives, and since 2002, he has worked as a historian at the Military History Institute in Prague. He is focused on Czechoslovak participation in both World Wars of the twentieth century. Bernard Panu (b.1977) graduated from the Military high school of Jan izka in Prague. Currently, he is a member of the Czech Republic Police. Since his youth, he has been interested in badges, symbols, and uniformsespecially of Czechoslovak Legions in Russiaand publishes frequently on this topic. Jiri Tintera (b.1945) studied electrical engineering. He worked in the CKD plant for many years in defectoscopy as controller. In the 1980s, he founded the Difrologicky club (Diphrology Club), which in socialist Czechoslovakia covered enthusiasts of AFVs under cover of ad-hoc created Diphrology Science the science of military vehicles.