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Canadian Military Vehicles

The Canadian military has used vehicles manufactured in Canada, and also vehicles adapted from U.S. or British vehicles. This Olive-Drab.com page describes resources where you can get information about all of these alternative Canadian military vehicles.

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U.S. Navy photo of a Canadian military truck driving off a U.S. Army landing craft from the 385th Transportation Battalion during joint US-Canada Exercise Seahawk 2001. The Canadian Scottish Regiment travelled five hours from Vancover to participate in the Puget Sound exercise, off the coast of Washington State, 9-15 August 2001.
U.S. Navy photo of a Canadian military truck driving off a U.S. Army landing craft from the 385th Transportation Battalion during joint US-Canada Exercise Seahawk 2001. The Canadian Scottish Regiment travelled five hours from Vancover to participate in the Puget Sound exercise, off the coast of Washington State, 9-15 August 2001.

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Canadian Military Vehicles: Information Resources

For current Canadian military vehicles, go right to the source: Army.ca On this official Canadian government site you will find photos and lots of other information not only about the Canadian Army and their equipment but also trucks, armor and other gear from other countries. Thanks to Pat Jay for this suggestion.

Maple Leaf Up, an extensive Canadian military site, has this section on Canadian military vehicles in WW II.

Colin Steven's personal web site exhibits his extensive knowledge of Canadian and British military vehicles and history, including this page specifically about the Canadian Military Pattern vehicles, loaded with vintage photos of CMP vehicles and prototypes

Canadian Register is a CMP Owners Club that intends to gather and display a database of surviving World War II Canadian Ex-military vehicles. Chevrolet and Ford workshop manuals are available for downloading from the Library as PDF documents. Advertising is accepted for parts on their Marketplace web-page.

Canadian Military Pattern trucks built during World War II is dedicated to the CMP vehicles built in Canada and used in every theatre of the war.

Photos of Canadian Military Vehicles of WW II.

Find More Information on the Internet

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