Gallery: Father’s day fun at Imperial War Museum Duxford’s Military Vehicle Show

09:38 16 June 2014

Military Vehicle Show at IWM Duxford

Military Vehicle Show at IWM Duxford

Archant

Thousands of visitors converged on IWM Duxford for the Military Vehicle Show, on Sunday.

Dads of all ages had a fun time out with their children at the fascinating family-friendly event.

Visitors explored over 200 military vehicles, including motorcycles, staff cars, jeeps and large trucks. Stars of the show were three First World War trucks – a 1917 Hallford E1 D1-80 four ton truck, a 1918 AEC YC four-ton truck and a 1918 Dennis Subsidy A Class lorry – which were on display throughout the morning and also started, in grand style, the cavalcade of vehicles around the airfield in the afternoon.

In the 70th anniversary year of the D-Day Landings, there were also a number of D-Day related vehicles on display.

During the morning, visitors explored the military vehicle workshop, where vehicles are in the process of being restored. Some also queued up to experience a thrilling ride in our FV 432 Armoured Personnel Carrier.

The Military Armoured Fighting Vehicles Association held its 2014 championship at the show, and there were displays by the UK Tank Club and Duxford Radio Society.

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Royston Crow staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Royston Crow account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

09:13
999 response

A County Hall team who ran the rule over ambulance operations have passed on their praise to the NHS trust responsible.

Yesterday, 13:12
The public toilets in Royston have won the acclaimed prize

Public toilets in Royston have won a coveted gong at the national Loo of The Year awards.

Yesterday, 10:37
Barbara Charter, chair person of Forget-me-Not presents flowers to Babs Self, for her 100th Birthday

A retired secretary joked about having ‘another 100 years to go’ after celebrating her 100th birthday in Royston.

Thu, 17:01
Roadworks on the A1(M) near the Letchworth Gate junction will be lifted over the Christmas and New Year period.

Roadworks on the A1(M) near the Letchworth Gate junction will be lifted over the Christmas and New Year period.

”North

Most read stories

E-edition