Churchill ARV Mk.I & Mk.II

United Kingdom (1942-1944) Armored Recovery Vehicle – Unknown Number Converted To quote Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery – in not so few words – “the REME keeps the punch in the Army’s fist”. To do this, the Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers (REME) utilize specially adapted versions of existing vehicles. The Churchill Armoured Recovery Vehicle (ARV), developed…

Morris-Commercial C9/B Self-Propelled 40mm Bofors

United Kingdom (1943-1945) Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun – 1,680 Built This rare Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun (SPAAG) began development in 1941 as a private venture by the Morris-Commercial company. Morris was one of Britain’s most famous motor companies, renowned for their cars. They also built a number of vehicles for the military, such as the Morris CS9…

Vauxhall B.T. Three-Quarter track Traclat

United Kingdom (1943-1945) Half-Track – 6 Prototypes Built The British Army, like other armies of the time, had a need for mobility in World War 2. The need to haul men and supplies across rugged terrain and roads and to tow field guns. Wheeled vehicles are well suited to roads, and tracked vehicles are well…

Sherman ‘Tulip’ Rocket Firing Tanks

United Kingdom (1944) Rocket-Firing Medium Tanks The idea came from the Canadians During WW2, men of the Canadian 12th Manitoba Dragoons, part of the 18th Armoured Car Regiment, were looking for a way to increase the firepower on their American built Staghound Armored Cars. They were only armed with a 37 mm (1.46 in) anti-tank…