Classic Military Vehicle - October 2014

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OPENING SHOT!
Kicking off with none other than the Scania SBAT 111S.

REVIEW
A round up of current military-vehicle news, books and correspondence.

WAR AND PEACE REVIVAL
More vehicles from this year’s event showcased.

CITROËN-KÉGRESSE
The owner of this rare and innovative half-track was so impressed by footage of it on expedition as a child, he set himself the task of realising his childhood dream of owning one.

BEST OF BRITISH – CENTURION
The British army’s best WW2 tank? Pat Ware delivers his verdict…

DODGE WC-54 AMBULANCE
David Doyle recounts its development and production history of this much loved US ¾-ton field ambulance.

NORTON 16H
Fast, reliable and easy to maintain – it’s no wonder the 500cc Norton 16H was so popular with the military throughout WW2.

YOU SEE THEM EVERYWHERE!
Pat Ware takes a look at Bedford’s ubiquitous wartime O Series trucks.

FROM OMAHA TO UTAH
David Fletcher concludes his look at the D-Day landings by looking at the American beaches.

TURRETED TUSSLE
Some of the Kelsey crew paid a return visit to Armourgeddon in Leicestershire for some more tank driving shenanigans.

OUT AND ABOUT WITH CMV – WARTIME IN THE VALE
Scott Smith reports from this year’s show.

LITTLEFIELD AUCTION
Our man Jon Hickman reports on whether this US auction really was the sale of the century.

IT’S SHOWTIME
A listing of major military shows and militaria events.

THE MILITARY VEHICLE MARKET
Nigel Hay, in collaboration with Milweb, charts the ups and downs of the market.

ECHOES OF WAR
Fordson’s tough and much used War Office Truck (WOT).