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I had one of these in Rwanda in 1995 when I was running BDS.  It was donated to us by the French Army when they withdrew.   

I had a very interesting rear axle drive arrangement.  It was multifuel with a huge engine.  It was clearly designed for overseas operation.  I am sure that it would have been good at crawling up a mountain with a heavy load

I liked the soft top arrangement and the simple cab.

I would love to see one again.

John

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Its a Berliet TBU, Alvis made some under licence and British Army trialled them but didn't buy  anymore,   John, there are a few Berliet TBU's in the UK so every chance of seeing one again, We have the smaller Berliet TBC Wrecker in our group

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12 hours ago, PanhardM3 said:

Some photos would be nice to see. I maybe wrong but somebody did mention in the past that the British Army had purchased 2 and that Alvis were involved.

Some photos are in the link provided, which is where the first picture came from.

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