First volume of this monography describes genesis of half tracked vehicles in the world and American achievements in this area which lead to the first successful development of the M2 Half-Track. Monography includes technical description illustrated with several 3D drawings and many first time published photos. Factory pictures shows technological details and final assembly stages.
Next part of the book describes armament of bacis Half-Track versions (gun tractor and infantry transporter) with .30 and .50 caliber Browning machine guns. Separate chapter shows Half-Track as universal armament platform equipped with mortars, howitzers, AT guns and AA weapons. All variants are illustrated with several wartime photos.
Last part of the book are colour profiles in 1/35 scale as well as colour photos of museum preserved examples and still active vehicles. Modellers received 1/16 scale drawings of M16 Half-Track variant (the same as Trumpeter's) including one profile of vehicle from the 1st Polish Armoured Division.