Classic Military Vehicle - August 2017

£4.70 (Approx $5.88 or €5.27)


Remembering The Fallen
Craig Allen joined the veterans at the Normandy Airborne Commemoration 2017

Buried Treasure
Uncovering a Covenanter from the chalk soils of an English vineyard

Event Reviews
From the Normandy to the Dunsfold Collection via Wartime in the Vale, The Overlord Show and Tankfest, the CMV team have been out enjoying themselves in the name of work

Bedford on the Beach
D-Day veteran David Teacher finally realises his dream of riding in a Bedford QL on a Normandy beach

Irish Quad
Buying a MK3 Morris Commercial C8 gun tractor shaped Ross Bannon’s future career

Wheel v Track
Tim Gosling recounts how the Renault EG military tractor fared during World War One

Climb Every Mountain
In 1971 a group of young men decided to take six Jeeps to the summit of Cheviot

Moving Earth
Many ‘Hobart’s Funnies’ were used during World War Two but this A27L Centaur Dozer is one of only a few to survive

A Vital Role
Part two of Steve Wilson’s history of the despatch riders of World War Two focuses on the home front

Russian Museum with a Difference
The recently opened Museum of Russian Military History is well worth a visit, says James Kinnear

Letters, news and views

On the Shelf
Looking for reading matter for your summer break? We review four new military book releases

Collectable Books
Books that you may have missed when they were first released, but which are worth seeking out

Museum of the Month
Vicky Turner explores the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester

Military Vehicle Market
Looking at For Sale advertisements, price and availability in our sector

Event Calendar
As the school holidays begin, the calendar gets busier. Our essential guide helps you to plan the summer and beyond

GI mechanics install a motor in a US Army vehicle on the assembly line at an ordnance depot in Normandy

Echoes of War
A Belgian Press Agency photograph of Willys CJ-3B/M606 during the Leopoldville Riots, January 1959