Land Rover’s coil-sprung models include the first-generation Range Rover, One Ten family, Defender family and first-generation Discovery models. All have been taken into service by the British armed forces, and this unique book describes and illustrates their uses and adaptations, while containing comprehensive vehicle lists and contract details.
Volume 4 of the “Photograph Collection” series created as a reference item for scale modeling or a historical profile. In this number the plane Mitsubishi n.61-120 in details through the colour photos by Joe Honda.
Allied landings in Normandy remain to date the most important military operation in the history. In this book, the story and the role played by military vehicles in the various battles on the western front.
This book aims to convey the true essence of Scammell. Not only does it contain articles on everything from Mechanical Horses to the mighty LA, but it also looks at people who have driven and operated Scammells, and who still do. Plus there are articles on Scammells being returned to their former glory by dedicated restorers.
Among the range of publications dedicated to Italian military vehicles, this has been a fundamental book on the specific subject. Out of print since long time, this new edition has been enriched by two brand new chapters whose arguments reflects new demands of the various National Military Forces: that is the utility vans but also bikes and motorbikes that are currently used. The book approaches a century of history and of technology through fascinating black and white illustrations of the period. On the other hand the restored vehicles are shot in attractive colour photos which may be useful to collectors in their often uneasy restoration work.
On behalf of the Italian Defense Ministry, Alfa Romeo produced in 1951
a utility van, designed by Giuseppe Busso and based on the Alfa 1900. The vehicle was offered in two different versions: the "Military" AR 51 and the "Civilian" AR 52, but the model was nicknamed Alfa “Matta” (“krazy” in Italian). The book offers a wide range of informations - technical datas and the sporting history of some units (the car also took part to the 1952 Mille Miglia) - as well as a large amount of illustrations which will be absolutely useful for restoring vintage models.
The six-wheel-drive Alvis Saracen armoured personnel carrier entered service in 1953 and is one of the British Army’s best-known vehicles. This complete history of this famous family of military vehicles reveals much that has not previously been widely known. From works records and interviews with Alvis and the military, Bill Munro has put together a fascinating history.
In this book you’ll find examples of radios, weapons, miscellaneous boxes, ropes, flags, camo nets, and other pieces of kit with which owners adorn their Jeeps. You will also find many pictures showing the Jeep’s classic simplicity.
A fantastic selection of original and restored military vehicles go on parade once again at The Annual Yeovil Festival Of Transport. British, American and European vehicles of all shapes and sizes can be seen. Jeeps, Land Rovers, lorries, armoured cars, there’s something for everybody. Plus interviews with the owners of these superbly maintained machines. Sit back and enjoy all those wonderful Military Vehicles On Parade.
The volume traces the development of Jeep Willys T-28 Half Track and the Willys 6X6 MT-TUG version. It includes chapters on the history, the result of the road test, rare and unpublished pictures capturing the details of the restored models in perfect conditions.
History of the Bantam/Willys/Ford Jeep. Models covered: prototypes MA/GP/BRC40, Ford GPA (Seep), Willys slat grill MB, Willys MB/Ford GPW, Ambulance Jeeps, Armoured Scout Jeeps, Extra Lightweight Jeeps, 6x6 Jeeps, Tracked Jeeps, Half-tracked Jeeps, Flying Jeeps, Jeeps in action, V.I.P.’s in Jeeps, Fields full of Jeeps and damaged Jeep. Plus listings of Jeep related magazines and clubs.
A unique pictorial celebration of the classic military Scammell - Pioneer, Explorer and Constructor. In 96 pages, this book gives a potted history of the development of each vehicle, and includes more than 150 gorgeous contemporary colour photographs of these imposing monsters, including many close-up details.
In the course of just under sixty years the jeep has evolved from the humblest of beginnings as a mechanical mule into something that is the byword for luxury 4WD vehicles. This colorful volume traces the history of the jeep from the delivery of the first jeeps to the Allied military in 1941, through the changes of ownership in the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s, to the end of CJ production and the new style Cherokee.
A detailed photographic history of the land vehicles used by the French navy and air force: tanks, cranes, trucks, firefighting, ambulance, tractors… are only a few of the military vehicles illustrated in this book.