Category Archives: Vehicle

M2 High Speed Tractor

Cletrac This heavy duty tug was designed for use at under prepared airports. With 122 hp and full tracks it could pull even heavily loaded aircraft on almost any surface. It also mounts a winch rated at 10000 lbs, a … Continue reading

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Sd.Kfz. 2 Kettenkraftrad

A quick look at Germany’s lightest artillery tractor.

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Krupp Kfz.70 Protze

This common 6 x 4 medium duty truck served the Wehrmacht throughout the War years. Let’s take a brief look.

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Bedford MWD

Time for another look at a workhorse vehicle, a “general duty” truck from the British Bedford brand. This will be a quick look.

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Opel Blitz Fuel Truck

I’ve built another one. I feel like I have a pretty good assortment of fuel trucks at this point! What can we say about this Luftwaffe service vehicle?

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Isuzu TX40

Once again, I fearlessly embrace utilitarian over anything actually interesting! So let’s take a (hopefully) brief look at something necessary.

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GMC CCKW

Love that catchy title! Truck nomenclature is definitely a bit odd. But of course, trucks themselves are hugely important in any modern military.

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Opel Blitz

At this site we’ve mostly looked at weapons and weapon systems of the Second World War.  But every now and then its fun to look at the more mundane, yet essential machines every military had in substantial numbers. So let’s … Continue reading

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BMW R75

Something has to be the smallest model in my collection.  As of today, there’s no doubt what it is. Let’s take a look at motorbike in the German Army.

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Albion AM463

Its time once again for a look at the scintillating world of airport service vehicles. Let’s take a look at an early-War fuel truck that served a critical need at a desperate time.

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