For this new edition of “La Locomotion en fête”, UNIVEM came with 2 Half-Track and the VBL. This year, we could note the presence of 6 Sherman tanks!
For the commemorations of the 8th May 1945 UNIVEM went with the GMC DUKW to the château du Taillis (Taillis Castle) in Duclair.
UNIVEM went to Bailly and its surroundings for several ceremonies of the 1945 Victory Day.
During the 2012 European Heritage Days UNIVEM opened its doors to let visitors appreciate the collection. What they appreciate even more was the rides in WW2 vehicles organised by the association.
No M26 Pacific this year for UNIVEM in Souchez, but it’s still not about bringing light vehicles: GMC DUKW, two Half-Track, a GMC CCKW, a Dodge and some Jeeps came in the north of France!
For the 68th anniversairy of the liberation of Voisin Le Bretonneux, UNIVEM, in collaboration with Balmoral Green association, exhibited several vehicles.
For the commemorations of the 70th anniversairy of allied landing in Dieppe on the 19th August 1942, some members of UNIVEM went there with 2 jeeps.
Some pictures of our new adventures in the north of France for the 25th edition of Pas-de-Calais Libéré in Souchez.
Some pictures of the 2011 event of “Locomotion en fête”, a bug gathering of a thousand of vintage vehicles of all sorts: trucks, cars, motorcycles, tractors, and of course military vehicles!
The theme this year was the Red Ball Express, the famous express road put in place by the Allied forces during WW2 to supply troops.
Here are some pictures of this year trip in Normandy for the D-Day Anniversary.