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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...
W.E. Johns Space Books
I feel it is important to set any science fiction book into the context of the time the book was written. In this instance, the set of 10 books in the Space Series were written before Man had gone to the moon, although plans, I assume, were in motion. The series was published between 1955 & 1963. W.E Johns is famous for his Biggles books, of which there are around 100. He did try his hand at other genres including a couple of romance novels,...