Classic Military Vehicle - May 2018

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Not Steering But Aiming
Vicky Turner looks at the development of the M2A1 White half-track

The Original M.A.S.H.
Mobile hospitals had a vital role to play in treating the sick and wounded during World War One

Kaiser Chief
The Kaiser Jeep M715 first saw action in South East Asia - Roger Jerram added one to his collection of Vietnam-era vehicles

On Vietnam’s Roads
John Teasdale continues his history of road travel during the Vietnam war

The Russian V-2 Rocket
James Kinnear looks into the history of mobile rockets

The Emerald Isle
Tracing the history of Four Churchill tanks which were sent over the sea to Ireland

Wolverhampton Wonderer
A military motorcycle with inspiration from both Britain and Germany that emerged from a motorcycle company’s tangled history

On The Back Foot
Retired historian David Fletcher looks at the role played by Italian tanks during World War Two

RAF 100
A glimpse into the archives of an RAF photographic section in the western desert, 1942


A brief overview of this month’s letters and relevant current affairs

Museum Of The Month
The privately-owned Cobbatton combat collection

Military Vehicle Market
Looking at for sale advertisements, price and availability in our sector

Collectable Books
Books which you may have missed when they were first released but which can still be tracked down

On The Shelf
We review four recent book releases that may be of interest to you

Collectable Kit
The Denison smock, first worn during World War Two, is still a firm favourite among airborne forces

Event Calendar
We look ahead to a packed summer season of military vehicle events

The Coquet safari in the North East and the opening of the Sywell aviation museum, Northants

August 1943: a Jeep in front of a US 8th Air Force - ‘Mighty Eighth’ - B17 Flying Fortress which is undergoing maintenance

Echoes Of War
1942: Dune bashing – Cape Henry in Virginia, USA