Classic Military Vehicle - September 2014

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The ‘Jimmy’ or GMC CCKW to be more formal…

A round-up of current military-vehicle news, gossip, and products.

Coming up
Here’s what you can look forward to seeing in the next issue of CMV.

War and Peace Revival 2014
We’ve got the ultimate 15-page show report from this year’s event at Folkestone Racecourse.

Best of British – Scammell R100 Pioneer
Pat Ware looks at the development of the ruggedly reliable heavy gun tractor that saw two decades of service with the British military.

Searching for Gold
David Fletcher recalls the events on Gold and Juno beaches.

Saber rattling
It was the Soviet solution to increasing pressure to step down its nuclear capacity, but as Jim Kinnear reports, the RSD-10 Pioner (known as the SS 20 Saber) was no less deadly.

French connection
Pat Ware delves into the development of France’s hapless attempt at creating a better Jeep – the Delayahe VLR-D.

Box of tricks
The story of one enthusiast’s quest to become the owner of a Humber ‘box’.

Out and about with CMV
John Norris has been to Tankfest.

War Archives
An extract from British Cruiser Tanks of World War 2 focusing on the talented Comet tank
A listing of major military-vehicle and militaria events in the UK and around the world.

Nigel Hay, in collaboration with MILWEB, charts the ups and downs of the market.

Echoes of war
The Sherman M4A3 medium tank.