Classic Military Vehicle is the best selling publication in the UK dedicated to the coverage of all historic military vehicles. From the turn of the 20th century, when warfare started to become increasingly mechanised, right up to the Gulf War of the 1990s, all kinds of military hardware that featured in conflicts around the world is profiled extensively in Classic Military Vehicle every month. With coverage of the people and the shows that also make up this fascinating scene, superb photography and great archive material, this is the best publication to provide a guide to all classic military vehicles and militaria.
OPENING SHOT! Ford Model T, photo courtesy of the US Library of Congress.
REVIEW! A round-up of current military-vehicle news, gossip, and products.
COMING NEXT Watch out for these exciting features in next month’s all-colour issue on sale 21 June 2013. Don’t miss it!
TIN HATS AND TIN LIZZIES Military historian and author Richard Pullen explains how the Ford Model T evolved from transport for the masses to versatile military workhorse.
KEEPING A LOW PROFILE There are but a handful of Ford GTBs in the UK; John Blackman examines Barry Ring’s example and briefly profiles the type.
THE ‘BRITISH’ JEEP Geoff Fletcher looks at one of the most iconic military vehicles – the Jeep – but focuses on its service with British forces both during WW2 and after.
THE CARRIER STORY – 5 In the fifth part of his series, Nigel Watson turns his attention to Medium Machine Gun Carriers, the Loyd Carrier and the T16.
THE CCKWX – THE SECOND ORDER David Doyle briefly reviews the CCKW’s immediate predecessor.
SAS HONDA Mat Smith enthuses about his ex-SAS XR400.
THROUGH ROSE-TINTED SPECTACLES… David Skinner’s 8cwt Humber turned out to be more of a project than he’d hoped but, as John Blackman reports, help was at hand.
CROSSLEY ARMOURED CARS David Fletcher reviews the big, between-the-wars six-wheelers.
PROJECT ACRT – 5 This month Paul Hazell demonstrates how to repair aluminium bodywork.
HOLD VERY TIGHT PLEASE… Roy Larkin explains how London omnibuses were used as troop transports during the Great War.
POST ROOM We welcome readers’ views, comments, corrections, criticisms and anecdotes…
IT’S SHOWTIME! A listing of major military-vehicle and militaria events in the UK and around the world.
THE MILITARY-VEHICLE MARKET Nigel Hay, in collaboration with MILWEB, charts the ups and downs of the market.
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