Classic Military Vehicle - September 2017

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War and Peace Revival
The War and Peace Revival returned to the Hop Farm venue in Kent and the Classic Military Magazine team were there

Event Reviews
Across the length and breadth of the land, professionals and volunteers have been working hard to put on numerous events. Here we review the ones we were able to get to

Betsy, Bastogne and chicken coops
Meet ‘Betsy’, a World War Two enthusiast’s Dodge ambulance

Confronting Challenger
Face to face with possibly the only complete up-and-running Challenger 1 MBT in private ownership

A Fine Collection
Paying a visit to Bernard Holloway, a man with a reputation as a restoration specialist

Son of Atilla
Eric Bryan recounts the history of the Csaba armoured car

Wolseley in the Great War
385 Wolseley three-ton CR6 subsidy lorries were manufactured for the British War Department but only one survives

A Fitting Tribute
A Royal Enfield WD/CO 350cc is restored to honour a grandfather’s World War Two achievements


A brief overview of all this month’s letters and news

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

Collectable Kit
The wire-cutter; a simple but necessary piece of kit for war

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

Event Calendar
With summer in full swing, our essential guide helps you to get out and make the most of the weather

Museum of the Month
Exploring the extensive treasures of the Muckleburgh Collection, Norfolk

1944 Italy: The assault on the Gustav Line

Echoes of War
1941 and a Sikh Battalion at the Battle of Keren