A new GMC for UNIVEM

A GMC CCKW 353 equipped with a Leroi was added to the collection of UNIVEM in september 2019. The vehicle has all its specialised tools. The gearbox has to be put in place again. A new coat of paint is needed to make the truck looking as new. To be continued!

 

Stretch Ford GPW

Here we have a 1943 stretched Jeep Ford GPW (about 40 inches longer than a regular Jeep). Unusual vehicle which was a field modification, allowing a roomier cargo capacity (up to 10 persons). Used for example to transport prisoners, or like this restored one, as a Signal Corps vehicle. The WW2 era picture shows a…

European Heritage Days 2019

For the 2019 European Heritage Days, UNIVEM is still there and organised once again open days. A well prepared organisation contributed to present a qualitative show to the public. Inside, besides the association’s vehicles, a nice exhibition of radio material and Welbike and Cushman airborne scooters was also to be found. A Goliath (a German disposable…

Liberation of Noyon 2019

  This year again, UNIVEM participated in the 2019 commemorations of the liberation of the city of Noyon taking place on the second weekend of september. The Half-Track M16 went by truck, while some members of the association came with their own Jeep by road from Satory on Friday afternoon. Several tents were installed to…