3 years of hard work spent on this vehicle though at first glance one could have thought it was not in such a bad shape. But, having a better look at it, it was a wreck : no more cab floor, no more dash board, an engine stripped of everything, no spark plugs, no manifold,…
During European Heritage Days, UNIVEM opened the doors of its premises to the general public. Again, a great success, especially the rides in WW2 vehicles!
This year in Souchez, UNIVEM came with two Half-Track and a Dodge Command Car.
With a Half-Track, UNIVEM participated in the commemorations of the 69th Anniversary of the Liberation of Paris.
For this new edition of “La Locomotion en fête”, UNIVEM came with 2 Half-Track and the VBL. This year, we could note the presence of 6 Sherman tanks!
For the commemorations of the 8th May 1945 UNIVEM went with the GMC DUKW to the château du Taillis (Taillis Castle) in Duclair.
UNIVEM went to Bailly and its surroundings for several ceremonies of the 1945 Victory Day.
Marcel Leyat’s Helica was temporarily stored in our premises, waiting for the big Rétromobile exhibition. Marcel Leyat was an inventor, pioneer of aviation, aircraft manufacturer and French automaker. He was born march 26, 1885 and died in 1986. He studied at famous Ecole Centrale de Paris, starting in 1907. As soon as 1908, Leyat built a biplane glider…