Classic Military Vehicle - October 2018

£4.70 (Approx $5.86 or €5.31)



Like a DUKW to Water
Taking a dip in Windermere, we look at this amphibious vehicle, synonymous with the D-Day landings

Like-minded Individuals
A former Para was at this year’s commemoration of D-Day in Normandy and met some interesting characters

Visit Normandy Special
June 2019 sees the 75th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings. Commemorations are expected to be huge

41 places to visit in Normandy
The five D-Day landing beaches and parachute drop zones stretch for approximately 80 miles. Here are 41 places that are well worth a visit

East African Safari
John Teasdale offers a brief glimpse into the history of military transport in East Africa

The all-terrain Hungarian
Eric Bryan looks at the history of the Botond all-terrain truck

The Final Convoy
Tim Gosling was at the Great Dorset Steam Fair and took part in a convoy to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One

All Four Wheels
The outbreak of World War One boosted production of the FWD Model B truck – Tim Gosling recounts the story

Reliable Old War Horse
Duncan Glen gets to grips with driving an AEC Matador Medium Artillery Tractor


A round-up of news and items of interest that caught our eye in the world of military vehicles this month

Military Vehicle Market
Who is selling what, where, when and for how much

Museum of the Month
The Curragh of Kildare - the Republic of Ireland’s military museum

On the Shelf
Reviews of recently-released book titles that may be of interest

Collectable Books
Collectable books reviewed. This month two editions offering insight into D-Day

Event Calendar
Month by month events to visit or get involved with; now looking ahead to key dates in 2019

Event Reviews
Militracks at Overloon in the Netherlands, Wings and Wheels, Ursel Airfield, Belgium and Military Odyssey at Detling, Kent

This month, a hand-drawn map highlights the key destinations if you are considering a visit to Normandy next year

Echoes of War
1943 Salerno – 75 years ago on September 9, the Allies undertook amphibious landings in Italy codenamed Operation Avalanche