The ubiquitous jeep is perhaps the most all-round vehicle ever constructed. Because it xas ruggedly built and thus able to traverse most types of terrain without suffering structural damage, one of the task assigned to the jeep was that of ambulance service...
Het gebruik van meerdere raketwerpers door de Duitse strijdkrachten tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog was vrij uitgebreid vanwege de lage kosten en de hoge efficiëntie van deze wapensystemen. Het grootste ongemak van deze voertuigen was schaarse mobiliteit die hen kwetsbaar maakte voor vijandelijke teg..
De Schwerer Wehrmachtschlepper (sWS) is ontwikkeld als een medium half-track en werd gebruikt voor het vervoer van voorraden naar frontlinie-troepen of als trekker voor de lichte artillerie. Het grote achterste laadcompartiment maakte het echter ook geschikt voor ander operationeel gebruik. De ..
vehicle, designed for all arms and services, has a standard 2650 l tank
mounted. It is mainly used to supply frontline troops with drinking
water, but found extensive use in post war times with fire departments
and other civilian tasks..
the supply of front line troops or in maneuvers activities trailers
were hauled by GMC 2 ½ ton trucks or water trucks as well as Dodge
Command cars or even by Ambulance Trucks. These trailers standard
equipment of the U.S. Army and its allies...
Fiat 508 “Balilla” is the most popular car produced in Italy in the thirties. In June 1937, the new “Balilla” 508C, equipped with a 4 cylinders engine of 1.100 cc., has been introduced on the car market. Furthermore, the new 508C has been used as platform for the development of vehicles for military..
The new German army made use of the experiences collected in World War I to realize their modern reconstruction based on motorization. In spite of the limitations of the Treaty of Versailles able commanders introduced civilian vehicles into the army, thus creating a motorized mentality. In 1940 alre..
Fiat M-14/41 medium tank was used by the Italian Regio Esercito armored
Brigades from 1941 to 1943. It was a slightly improved version of the
earlier M-13/40 using the same chassis and the same main armament formed
by the 47/32 gun located in the turret. Even the secondary armament was
Much work was carried out in the USA and Britain to design special airborne vehicles to drop behind the enemy lines. Willys MB-Jeeps engaged in helping the Infantry by clearing snipers and other commando tasks. Generally manned by a sergeant and a trooper this vehicle was modified in many respects. ..
the Second World War the German Army relied quite heavily on
horse-drawn transportation to supply its units, the reason being that
industry was unable to produce a sufficient number of vehicles. These
wagons were used on all fronts, from the early days of the conflict
right up to th..
Born on the reliable and proven Panzerkampfwagen 38t light tank chassis, the Hetzer was set in the second half of 1943 to equip the German Army with a light tank destroyer more cost effective than the bigger and heavier Jagdpanther and Jagdtiger. The main features of the project were : a low profile..
the Volkswagen 82 (Kubelwagen) proved very successful during the
campaign in Poland, it was necessary to produce everincreasing numbers
of this vehicle. Later, Ferdinand Porsche developed an amphibian version
of this car, called the Schwimmwagen. The light weight of this vehicle