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JEEP - FAITHFUL AS A DOG, STRONG AS A MULE, AGILE AS A GOAT
In 1946 my family bought their first jeep – a Willys with a civilian registration DJY 201. 70 years later I still own and drive that jeep. Above: Cliff in the jeep in 1956. About 8 million horses died during World War One, they were used for transporting men, materials and guns. In World War Two the US Army needed a replacement for the horse and in early 1940 the US Army issued a specification. The Bantam Car Company and Willys-Overland were the only two companies...
John Wyndham: Three Novels
This month's Featured Book is strictly speaking 3 books, but they do come in one slipcase, published by the Folio Society. The illustrations are by Patrick Leger, who gives all three volumes a fabulous fifties vintage look. It has been a long while since I have read these books. I probably read them in my early teens and if my memory serves me right, it was my first foray into the world of Science Fiction books. When I looked at the John Wyndham bibliography, I...