Classic Military Vehicle - October 2017

£4.70 (Approx $5.87 or €5.30)



Minsk Mammoth
A Cold War era 8x8 MAZ 537 at War and Peace in 2017

Event Reviews
Cobbaton’s VJ Day, The Norfolk Tank Museum’s Armour fest, Lytham St Anne’s 1940s Day, East Lancashire Steam Railway Rally and Croft’s Nostalgia Festival

Green Bonnets O’er The Border
Duncan Glen spends time with Northumbria Tyne Tees Military Vehicle Trust

Making Roads
Taking a look at some of the specialist roadbuilding equipment used by the US during World War One

Border Patrol
Vehicles used by the US 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment while patrolling the border between East and West Germany

The M151A2, playing a vital role in the 1983 American invasion of Grenada

No Terrain Too Tough
A range of highly-specialised all-terrain vehicles built by the Russian company ZiL

A Well-Rounded Jeep
Badly damaged in an accident, this 1954 M38A1 presented Mike Scorer with a restoration challenge

Eastern Bloc Engineering
After a six-year hunt for the right vehicle, Matteo Iannizzotto found this GAZ 69AM


Lots of letters this month, and some news

Military Vehicle Market
Nigel Hay’s monthly round-up of the vehicles available to be bought

Event Calendar
As summer becomes a distant memory, we make sure you don’t miss the best of the late season’s events and activities

On the Shelf: Collectable Books
Collectable Cold War books that are worth seeking out

On the Shelf: New Books
With autumn upon us, is now the time for some new books to get stuck into? We review four new military books

Museum of the Month
The worst kept secret? Hack Green, Britain’s secret nuclear bunker

Soldiers and a MUTT M151A2 on Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin, Germany

Echoes of War
1972: Eastern Bloc Manoeuvres