Land Rover Series III Lightweight – An Unusual Helicopter-Deployed Version Of The British 4×4

LAND ROVER LIGHTWEIGHT GRILLE

Land Rover began to develop a lightweight version of the short wheelbase Series IIA in 1965 that could be slung beneath the Westland Wessex helicopter, which had a maximum carrying capacity of 2,500 lbs. The plan was for special forces and British marines to use the new lightweight vehicle for rapid helicopter insertion behind enemy lines…

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Full Documentary: Chuck Yeager On Air Combat

Chuck Yeager Documentary

Chuck Yeager is a man who needs no introduction, he was a fighter pilot who flew P-51 Mustangs in the Second World War but it’s his career after the war that made him a household name. After hostilities ceased in WW2 Yeager became a USAF test pilot, flying many types of aircraft, the most historically…

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100% Road Legal + Ideal As A Post-Apocalyptic Daily Driver – WW2-Era White M16 MGMC Half-Track

White M16 MGMC Half-Track

The White M16 MGMC Half-Track was originally developed to fulfill an anti-aircraft role during WW2, with its M45 Quadmount of Browning M2 .50 caliber machine guns. It soon found favour with infantry troops thanks to its ability to cut down considerable numbers of enemy soldiers and vehicles at some distance, Allied troops nicknamed the White…

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An Original Soviet Military-Specification Dnepr KMZ MV-750

Dnepr KMZ MV-750 Main

The Dnepr KMZ MV-750 is the heavily modified Soviet-Ukrainian variant of the popular Soviet-era version of the WWII-era BMW R71 sidecar motorcycle. Most of the Soviet R71 motorcycle production took place over in the mountains at IMZ-Ural or Irbitskiy Mototsikletniy Zavod in Irbit, Russia after production had been moved away from Moscow to secure the…

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Captain Malcolm Campbell’s WWI-Era Silver Cigarette Case

Captain Malcolm Campbell's WWI Silver Cigarette Case

Captain Malcolm Campbell, who would later become Sir Malcolm Campbell, had a genuinely fascinating life that included being a racing driver at Brooklands, a war time despatch motorcycle rider and pilot, a multiple time land speed record holder, and the man tasked with taking the royal family into hiding if the Nazis invaded Britain. Sir Malcolm…

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