It is a well established French tradition: every September a week-end is dedicated to our Heritage with great many open doors everywhere. At UNIVEM we had over 1000 visitors!
Every year, the city of Versailles holds an event gathering every association of the city that present what they do to the public. UNIVEM was there with Jeeps.
“Il était une fois le Pas de Calais libéré” (once upon a time the liberated Pas de Calais) This annual commemoration gathered again 450 vehicles, 300 of them paraded in front of a big crowd. UNIVEM joins in every year. Thisyear, with the M3 & M16 Half-Track! .
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This is to be accounted for in the few unusual events the club went through. Who could have imagined seeing our trucks on display next to a real size plastic rhinoceros ? The casual atmosphere was also a change for us as compared to the often poignant official ceremonies and commemorations. The duty never to…
UNIVEM participated in this event located at the world famous and historical Monthlery speedway. Built in 1924 by architect Raymond Jamin, under the impetus of the industrialist Alexandre Lamblin, it has been recognized “Heritage of the twentieth century.” The loop, measured on its central axis, develops 2550 meters (8366 feet). A thousand tons of steel,…
Present as every year with our friends of the Museum of Armored Vehicles of Saumur, we exposed this year our half-track White M16 MGMC (Multiple Gun Motor Carriage), an anti-aircraft armored vehicle effective and appreciated that had a very long career well beyond the second World war. Designed and produced by White Motor Company in the period…
This was obviously the highlight of the year for which everyone felt that it would be forever unique since the last “decade” celebration that could be organized around veterans of the Second World War. We all remained with stars in our eyes, tired but delighted by such a concentration of emotions, from the simplest to…
For the big 2004 Paris trade show, UNIVEM was invited to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Paris and exhibited several vehicles, in collaboration with the association “Balmoral Green” that brought a Sherman M4A2.
Again, UNIVEM was there for a new edition of this world class oldtimer exhibition! This year, we decided to exhibit the newly restored GMC CCKW 353 H1.
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.