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Issue 26

Issue 26:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. HIGGINS' SWAMP SKIPPER — An early, amphibious, Big-Wheeler. THE FORD WOC1 — Profile of an Anglo-American 8-cwt truck. LIBERATING CZECHOSLOVAKIA — A pictorial survey of vehicles which converged from West and East. RED ARMOUR IN AMERICA — Simulating battles at the NTC, described by Michael Green. A TALE OF TWO CARRIERS — Jeffrey Plowman relates the story of a pair of Bren Carriers in New Zealand. COLLECTIONS. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER.
Issue 27

Issue 27:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. MVs IN SERVICE: CANADA. MT IN THE FALKLANDS, WWII — Getting bogged down in the South Atlantic. RAUPENSCHLEPPER OST — The Steyr 470 alias RSO/01 tracked tractor for the East. JEEP ENCLOSURES — Attempts to keep the cold aout of the wartime Jeep. HUNGARIAN TIGERS — The Honvéd's use of German Tiger tanks by Guiseppe Finizio. COLLECTIONS. DISCOVERIES. IDENTIFILE. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER.

Issue 28

Issue 28:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. NORMANDY 1989 — Another grand happening on and beyond the beaches. A KING AND HIS JEEPS — The 4×4 pursuits of King Michael of Romania. DODGE HEAVY-DUTY TRUCKS — Profile of the Model VK628 and T234 3-tonners. MARTEL — G. le Q's associations with wheels and tracks, by David Fletcher. COLLECTIONS. DISCOVERIES. IDENTIFILE. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER.

 

Issue 29

Issue 29:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. CZECHOSLOVAKIA 1945. MVs IN SERVICE: NEW ZEALAND. NORMANDY 1989/II: A further look at the Overlord celebrations' MVs. RSO DEVELOPMENTS: Survey of the East Front Tractor's evolution. MORRIS QUADS: The gun tractors produced by Morris Commercial Cars (and Austin) in WWII. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. BELGIUM 1940 AND 1989.

 

Issue 30

Issue 30:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. JEEP SPRINGS: Survey of the ¼-tonners' road springs. TOWED APCs: A Wartime Experiment, narrated by Brian Baxter. ROMANIA'S PRE-1945 MVs: Survey of vehicles used by the Romanian Army before and during WWII. THE WEHRMACHT'S UMBAU-WAGEN: Impressed chassis with standard bodywork of the German Army. MORRIS QUAD DERIVATIVES: A survey of the Morris-Commercial Series C8 and C9 models. THE BRADLEY: M2/M3-series Fighting Vehicles, reviewed by Michael Green. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. NETHERLANDS 1945 AND NOW.

 

Issue 31

Issue 31:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. DUNKIRK 1940: Operation 'Dynamo': an emergency evacuation. TORTOISE: One of Britain's most amazing AFV's, analysed by David Fletcher. WILLYS QUAD AND MA: From a private venture to the ubiquitous Jeep. GMC CCW-353: The General's little-known tandem-drive six-wheeler. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. RECOVERY ON THE NW FRONTIER.

 

Issue 32

Issue 32:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. JEEP TRAILERS: Production of American ¼-Ton 2-Wheel Trailers during WWII and after. MORRIS Q-SERIES: The unorthodox backbone-chassis vehicles by Morris Commercial Cars. GUY 6×6 AND 8×8: Some interesting all-wheel drive vehicles of 60 years ago. STAGHOUND ARMOURED CARS: Profile of a long-lived family of Chevrolet-built wheeled AFVs. MEDIUM TANK M3, ALIAS LEE: The rejuvenation of Australian Imports, described by Bob Fleming. COLLECTIONS. DISCOVERIES. IDENTIFILE. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. M5A1 LIGHT TANKS, 1944-1989.

 

Issue 33

Issue 33:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. THE DAF/FORD CONNECTION: Early DAF Military Vehicles based on Ford Chassis. CANADIAN AT GUN PORTEE: British-design 2-pdr Portee on CMP CGT chassis. ARGOSY: David Fletcher describes the first of three British Amphibians. BAEE 90. SATORY 90. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. STILL IN SERVICE: A WWII HUMBER SCOUT CAR.

 

Issue 34

Issue 34:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. EAST GERMANY: A first — and last — visit to the DDR. ¼-TON TRAILERS. CMP WRECKERS: Military twin-boom Breakdowns on Canadian Chevrolet and Ford Chassis. NEPTUNE: Second of three British Amphibians described by David Fletcher. SOME AUSSIE SPECIALS: Heavy and Long-distance transport in Australia. NIMROD: A Hungarian self-propelled gun of WWII, reviewed by Giuseppe Finizio. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. SCALED DOWN HALF-TRACKS.

 

Issue 35

Issue 35:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. SOME DUTCH SPECIALS: From a double Ford AA to a singular Military Wrecker. HUMBER HEXONAUT: A British 15-cwt 6×6 Airportable Floater. KUBINKA, USSR: 'The Soviet Union's Bovington' — a report by David Fletcher. TEMPO: FROM 3-WHEELERS TO LAND-ROVERS: Military and other vehicles by Vidal & Sohn of Hamburg. GERMANY'S A7V TANK REPLICA: The reconstructed Sturmpanzerwagen — a brief review by Oberst a.D. E. Baginski. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. HARD TARGETS.

 

Issue 36

Issue 36:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. MARMON-HERRINGTON THD-315-6: From Nairns 'desert pullman' to RAF 'monster bus'. SALVAGE IN THE DESERT: Vehicle retrieval in North Africa in World War II. BUILDING HALF-TRACKS: The first four of 50 years of US half-track vehicles. NICHOLAS STRAUSSLER: The life and work of a Hungarian-born British designer, 1891-1966. THE ROYAL NAVY'S NACT(X): Last of three British amphibians described by David Fletcher. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. SOVIET SURPLUS.

 

Issue 37

Issue 37:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. CMP ASSEMBLY OVERSEAS: Re-assembly of knocked-down Canadian Military Pattern vehicles. STRAUSSLER TRUCKS AND TRACTORS: A review of automotive designs by Nicholas Straussler. SCHWERE MINENRÄUMER: Heavy mine-destroyer vehicles by Alkett and Krupp. DUTCH SPECIALS: Some Ford-based military conversions. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. GERMANY 1945-1990.

 

Issue 38

Issue 38:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. TRUCKS FOR ALBANIA AND YUGOSLAVIA: Transport provided by UNRRA for relief work in 1945/46. TRACKED FIRE FIGHTERS: US Army Grafenwöhr Base Fire Department. HUMMER UPDATE: The Hummer Humvee family has firmly established itself. STRAUSSLER AFVs: Armoured cars and tanks designed by Nicholas Straussler. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. MVs SCALED DOWN.

 

Issue 39

Issue 39:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. MVs IN SERVICE: YUGOSLAVIA. A TIGER LOST AND FOUND: by Guiseppe Finizio. GMC's M-SERIES 2½-TON 6×6: The M135 and variants — alias G749 — in US and Canadian service. BERLIET T12 TRACTORS: French eight-by-eight experiments in the 1950s and '60s. RAF ROAD HAULAGE IN NORTH AFRICA: The history of NO. 51 (RAF) MT Company, 1942-1956, narrated by Bryan Blow. ALVIS AND ALVIS-STRAUSSLER: Famous names on vehicles for the services 1936-45. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. THEN AND NOW.

 

Issue 40

Issue 40:

READERS' FORUM. MV EVENTS. SEEN - READ - HEARD. FORD/MARMON-HERRINGTON SNOGO: US Lend-lease snowploughs for wartime RAF airfields. OT-810 SEMI-TRACK APC: Czechoslovak replica of Germany's WWII Sd.Kfz. 251. WILLYS MT-TUG — 6×6 SUPER JEEP: Six-by-six derivatives of Willys-Overland's MB. DD TANKS: Straussler's solution to make 'landships' swim. IDENTIFILE. DISCOVERIES. COLLECTIONS. BOOK REVIEWS. BEFORE AND AFTER. PACIFIC RELICS.