of the famous world war II military vehicles taken at events around
Well, not all world war 2 - Visitors with national service may
recognise a couple of the Brit exhibits. Sit in an Austin, Morris,
Bedford or Humber and we could be in Aden on the murder mile,
piling into Crater with Mad Mitch, keeping cool in Hongers or
Singers, trying to keep warm in Sennelager.
could be drinking Tennents at Christmas Island, Tiger on Gan or
VB at Maralinga or Woomera. We could be anywhere in BFPO getting
some service in, getting our knees brown and listening to Muriel
on the world service.
sheer volume of American military vehicles produced can skew the
picture at shows but the Brits turned out some pretty good motors
both during and after the war. Maybe they lacked the glamour of
their counterparts from over the pond but they did the job and
they had the steering on the right side!
Cold in Alex' without the Austin K2 Ambulance - That lorry
had a character all of its own!