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Old 13-12-03, 21:41
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Default Danish Army CGT



According to the Danish Army Vehicles website it's a modified CGT which looks about right. I wonder whether any have survived in this configuration?
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Old 16-12-03, 14:13
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Keith,

what about this one: http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/P...estoration.htm

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Old 16-12-03, 14:51
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Default Danish converted CGTs along the lines of the F22?

Alex, indeed Eric's CGT was once converted to a GS truck by the Danish Army. He is now converting it back to its WW2 configuration.

Keith, I have always wondered why the Danish Army modified these CGTs. Could it be that they had some F22s and liked them so much they converted some more?
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Old 17-12-03, 08:22
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what about this one: http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/P...estoration.htm
That belongs to our friend Eric Delcommenne, who has had a CMP website for many years. Eric sometimes visits here.

How's it going Eric?
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I wonder whether any have survived in this configuration?
Here´s one in the UK (courtesy of HMVF) which looks like it could have been one of these conversions.

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Old 11-11-08, 13:51
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Hi all
Yes one have suvived in Denmark, its being restored, and there is rumors of another just be found. The army was surplied with american 105 mm guns at the same time as we got the Chevys, so they wanted a truck more like the short wheelbase GMC to haule the guns with. The flat bed is like the one on danish used Dogde Power Wagons just wider.
The army only had very few of the smaller CMP, like C8 and C15, it was mostly C60 they used.
And they didnt like them because of the pedal arangment.
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Old 11-11-08, 13:57
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The army was surplied with american 105 mm guns at the same time as we got the Chevys, so they wanted a truck more like the short wheelbase GMC to haule the guns with.
Niels,

Using it as a gun tractor makes more sense than using it as a "squad-car" as the Danish Army Vehicles website suggests.

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Old 11-11-08, 14:03
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It still would have had the gun crew at the back. its a danish word for the gun grew that have been transleted in to Squad, as far as I know
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Old 11-11-08, 14:05
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I wonder whether any have survived in this configuration?
Hereīs one. It was originally imported from Denmark by Army Cars Holland, and bought and restored by Peter Albers around the turn of the century.

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Old 11-11-08, 14:06
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It still would have had the gun crew at the back. its a danish word for the gun grew that have been transleted in to Squad, as far as I know
Ah yes, allīs clear now!

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Old 11-11-08, 14:08
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Nice to see that they still are about, all the Morris and Guys was worked to death by farmers
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Hereīs a larger version of the picture of the Danish CGT conversion.
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Some new pictures courtesy of Danish Ministry of Defence:

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"Title: Infantry Group in Chevrolet
Description: Infantry Group in a Chevrolet 8440 / CGT, which in the mid-sixties was rebuilt locally in Denmark from the gun tractor for group trailer. They were then used in the motorized infantry. Estimated year 1970"

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"Title:Pick up the ammo 1970
Description: Soldiers from the army pick up ammunition in a bunker, located in a forest. Approximate year: 1970. On the boxes it says rifle ammunition and C1 B1 1967. Ammunition Bunker.
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Old 08-02-16, 23:42
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Here are some more pictures, since last I have found that one ex Danish has been rebuild as cgt in Holland and there two in flat bed rear body style surviving in Denmark
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Picture courtesy of Arnoud de Beaufort‎ (Keep Them Rolling):

Mr. Evert van Luttikhuizen with his ex-Danish Army converted CGT.
Location: Otterlo, The Netherlands, ca. 1975

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Some more pictures of this conversion: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...9925501&type=3

For those who are not on FB, I will post some pics later.

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Picture courtesy of Arnoud de Beaufort‎ (Keep Them Rolling):

Mr. Evert van Luttikhuizen with his ex-Danish Army converted CGT.
Location: Otterlo, The Netherlands, ca. 1975

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Looking at the photo - We think driving a CMP in boots is a challenge, imagine trying to do it in klompen....
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Old 13-01-20, 12:57
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Some more pictures of this conversion: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...9925501&type=3
Thanks for posting this link Hanno. Even non Facebook members can browse through the picture page. I was trying to find some more pictures of Danish Diamond T 975's, but sadly only found just a few!

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Old 13-01-20, 13:29
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Yes it funny how little documentation there is of certain vehicles, This FB group has really brought forward a lot of pictures and histories, to the wider audience.
But it also show how bad we have been at preserving vehicles here in this country, as close to all of the Commonwealth and all the heavy american stuff has completely disappeared.
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