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1942 Willys Jeep

With formative memories of the post-war period, David Blunt has always had a soft spot for the Willys ‘Jeep’/ Ford GPW. Over 70 years since his first sight of one as a boy, will a hand-to-hand encounter with this wartime relic prove liberating, or require Blitz-spirit endurance?

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The amphibious 1942 Volkswagen Type 166 Schwimmwagen

Continuing our series looking back at the early days of Ferdinand Porsche’s engineering career, we chart the design and development of the Type 166 Schwimmwagen, an amphibious off-roader…

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