Classic Military Vehicle - November 2014

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OPENING SHOT!
The Morris-Commercial C8 FAT goes under the spotlight.

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

MADE TO MEASURE
ACMAT is still the world’s only hand-made military vehicle maker and this VLRA 420, owned by Kieran Flynn, is a superb example of the French firm’s engineering prowess.

TANK DRIVING SCHOOL
John Teasdale investigates the evolution of the Panzerkampfwagen I driving school tanks.

BEST OF BRITISH – DAIMLER DINGO
The story of the fast and reliable scout car that entered service in 1940 and was still being used in the early fifties.

BUCKET FULL OF IDEAS
Agile, light and with granite-like reliability – it’s no wonder the Kübelwagen was so liked. However, survival rates are low so it’s lucky we managed to track down a rare original.

VEHICLES OF OSS DETACHMENT 101
Alain Henry de Frahan investigates the vehicles used by a formidable but poorly known detachment 101 of the OSS – the predecessor to the CIA.

AUSTRALIAN COUSINS
The story of the 1-ton Land Rovers that found their way into service down under.

A TRUCK AND A HALF!
Pat Ware tells the story of the fifties monster truck that is the Leyland Martian.

A24 CAVALIER
The largely ignored Cavalier’s story has never really been told. Until now that is…

THE YORKSHIRE WARTIME EXPERIENCE
Scott Smith was there for CMV to capture the action at this year’s Bradford spectacle.

COMBINED OPS SHOW
Classic military vehicles and airborne displays thrilled crowds at Headcorn. David Gilbert was there...

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.

MILITARY VEHICLE PRICES
What you should be paying for your next military vehicle.

BEHIND THE LINES…
We get the inside story on Armortek.

ECHOES OF WAR
Finishing off where it all started for many with the very first Land Rover FV18001.