Military field kitchen

This Military Field Kitchen is based on a 1916 model : one such original design is on display at the “Musée de la Grande Guerre” (World War I) at Meaux in France (http://www.museedelagrandeguerre.eu/en).  It was then horse-drawn with removable shafts.  This design was modified in 1936 and again in 1938. Several manufacturers made them : –…

JEEP “Tour de France”

Faithful replica of a Jeep used by the “Tour de France” bicycle race organizers during the late 1940s and the early 1950s. The organizers of the 1947 “Tour de France” had to find escort vehicles for the teams.  The Jeep was chosen by the technical managers of the race for its many qualities: convertible, economical…

Ford T ambulance

From the beginning of World War I, American volunteers came and joined the Allied troops. US private funds were raised and US Health Sections were created, with an hundred ambulances. Bare Ford T chassis arrived in France and where they were equipped with a specific body. From 1917 and the US entering the war, part…

Renault 2087

This light truck was designed and produced by Renault following a tender of the army which intent was to replace the Dodge WC51 and WC52 used by the French army since the end of war. The 4×4 R2087 entered production in 1957 and has been in service until 1970 when it was in turn replaced…

GAZ – MAV 46

Follow Thierry with his inimitable style to discover the car … GAS MAV 46 (малый автомобиль водоплавающий), or the history of the real fake copy of the Ford GPA … “On a beautiful 1989 winter day I became of course unwittingly the owner of an amphibious military vehicle of the Soviet army ! While I…