Pacific M26

History The US getting prepared for their entry into the war against the Germans, American observers highlighted the need to develop a recovery tractor to clear the tanks and other heavy vehicles immobilized on the battlefield. After many trials, it was decided to design a prototype truck from a 6×6 of the mining firm Knuckey…

Normandie 70th ! ( June 6, 2014)

This was obviously the highlight of the year for which everyone felt that it would be forever unique since the last “decade” celebration that could be organized around veterans of the Second World War. We all remained with stars in our eyes, tired but delighted by such a concentration of emotions, from the simplest to…

Retromobile 2015

Present as every year with our friends of the Museum of Armored Vehicles of Saumur, we exposed this year our half-track White M16 MGMC (Multiple Gun Motor Carriage), an anti-aircraft armored vehicle effective and appreciated that had a very long career well beyond the second World war. Designed and produced by White Motor Company in…

Monthléry Vintage Market (april 2015)

UNIVEM participated in this event located at the world famous and historical Monthlery speedway.  Built in 1924 by architect Raymond Jamin, under the impetus of the industrialist Alexandre Lamblin, it has been recognized “Heritage of the twentieth century.” The loop, measured on its central axis, develops 2550 meters (8366 feet). A thousand tons of steel,…