Military Trucks Archive 01: Thornycroft Antar, Britain's Third-Generation Tank Transporter
The first in an exciting new series from the publisher of Classic & Vintage Commercials, Military Trucks Archive tells the story of the of the Thornycroft Antar.
Entering service at the beginning of the fifties, the Antar was based on a commercial oilfield truck that just happened to be ‘in the right place at the right time’ and was pressed into military service! It proved to be enormously capable, eventually replacing the wartime Diamond T, and serving until the early ‘eighties.
Inside this special edition:
- The story of Antar’s early years
- The development of three ‘marks’ of the military Antar
- Antar in service
- Antar in private hands
- More than 175 rare images, 98 pages