Military Machines Intl - July 2014

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FEATURES

WARTIME

HOBART’S FUNNIES
We take a look at the some of the curious contraptions created by Major-General Sir Percy Hobart for use on D-Day

ALLIED VEHICLES OF THE D-DAY LANDINGS
Profi le of some of the many Allied vehicles involved in the D-Day Landings in 1944

THE AIRBORNE JEEP
The British Airborne Jeep saw widespread service during the D-Day Landings and we take a closer look at them

MIGHTY MAUS
The restoration project of the century is revealed with the announcement of Kubinka Maus ‘Super Tank’

GAME CHANGER
Were it not for production problems and a lack of reliability the German Panther tank could have been a game changer

GERMAN VEHICLES OF THE D-DAY LANDINGS
Profi le of some of the many German vehicles involved in the D-Day Landings in 1944

STAGHOUND
We take a closer look at the American T17E1 Staghound heavy armoured car in British Army service

FLYING TANK
The Tetrarch Light Tank was an unusual design that enabled it to be transported by glider and we examine the type

WHEN IT ALL GOES WRONG
The armoured tank may appear to be invulnerable, but nothing could be further from the truth

HIGGINS BOAT
The Higgins LCVP was one of the most widely used landing craft during the D-Day Landings and we take a closer look at them

EVENTS

OPERATION SMASH
Roland Groom reports from the annual commemoration of the ill-fated Exercise Smash in the prelude to the D-Day Landings

MUSEUMS

NORMANDY MUSEUMS
A look at some of the many military museums and monuments related to the D-Day Landings

REGULARS

UP FRONT
Our monthly round up of the latest news and views from around the world

ON THE SHELF
We take a look at the latest books and publications to be released this month

MISSION BRIEFING
The latest military show dates for the forthcoming show season

QM STORES
Grab yourself a bargain from this month’s adverts and advertisers