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Old 21-11-05, 13:07
Alex van de Wetering Alex van de Wetering is offline
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Default Identification? military ? civilian? White? Autocar? Mack?

Hi Guys,

Tomorrow I am going to eat at the Dreefzicht restaurant in Haarlem, The Netherlands with some friends. I believe the surrender of the Germans in Haarlem was signed there on 8 mai 1945.

But what has this got to do with Softskin vehicles?

Well, I just had a look on their website and came across the picture attached.

It looks like some camouflaged truck, maybe White? Autocar? Mack? or is it a civvy truck which was repainted on some spots? Has anyone got an idea??



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Old 21-11-05, 13:16
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I forgot something!

The source for the picture is:

www.dreefzicht.nl

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Old 21-11-05, 20:29
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Hi Alex, looks like a Studebaker?

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Old 22-11-05, 01:31
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Evening Gentlemen:
I would suggest it is likely a Studebaker K25, perhaps ex French Contract.
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Old 24-11-05, 10:22
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Thanks Bill and Eric,

Indeed it looks like a studebaker, could be K25 or K30. Last night I read in one of Bart VanderVeen's books that they were indeed supplied to the French in 1939 and than captured by the Germans.

Silly me......I was thinking it was a Canadian truck.....

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