Harley-Davidson WLA: The Main US Military Motorcycle of World War II (Legends of Warfare: Ground #15) (Hardcover)
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Developed for the US Army's mechanized cavalry, the Harley-Davidson WLA became the leading US military motorcycle of the war.
- It served the US armed services as a messenger and military police vehicle.
- The Red Army's motorcycle battalions, reconnaissance units of its tank armies, also used them as their primary vehicle.
- The armies of the Soviet Union, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, France, China, and Brazil also made use of the model and its variants.
- It is known today as the "Liberator."
Discover the history and stories of individuals who rode this icon to war and why the model is now a favorite among civilian collectors.
About the Author
Robert Kim is a lawyer and published historian who has been a motorcycle rider since the 1990s. His career practicing law and in government included serving as a civilian in the war in Iraq. In 2017, he published his first book, Project Eagle: The American Christians of North Korea in World War II.