When visitors tour the Armed Forces History Museum, they are consistently amazed when they learn all the military vehicles (tanks, halftracks, jeeps, etc.) have been fully restored in-house AND are in operational condition. This means the vehicles at the AFHM don’t just get an exterior refurbishing in order to be on display. [...]
You can almost hear the sound of the roaring 20s as you view the rare 1923 Ford Huckster Model T automotbile on display at the Armed Forces History Museum. The automobile is as much a piece of art as it is a car and is definitely a huge piece of Americana history.
The BMP-1 Amphibious Tracked Vehicle was designed and manufactured by the Soviet Union. It is considered to be the world’s first, mass produced infantry fighting vehicle and probably one of the top ten military vehicles produced. The design combined components of the armored personnel carrier with [...]
The name Universal Carrier, or Bren Gun Carrier, references a number of light armored tracked vehicles built from 1934-1960 by Vickers-Armstrong. These vehicles were used extensively throughout WWII by the British Commonwealth forces for personnel and equipment transport and are considered some of the
The armored fighting vehicle Stryker is an eight-wheeled, 4-wheel drive which can be switched over to an all-wheel drive. Produced by General Dynamics Land Systems for the US Army, this vehicle was modeled from the Canadian LAV III and is considered one of the top military [...]
The Sd.Kfz 251 half-track armored personnel carrier was a German design from the Nazi regime and is thought by some to be one of the top ten military vehicles. The Sd.Kfz 251 was first introduced into service in 1939 and remained in service through 1945. The Kingdom of [...]