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The Olive-Drab.com information about the Commercial Utility Cargo Vehicle (CUCV, pronounced cuck-vee) has been expanded and updated. Both the Dodge M8xx and Chevrolet M10xx series trucks are covered with explanations, tabulated data, and photos.

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Olive-Drab.com has been recognized by Juggle as one of the top military resource sites on the web. At the link you’ll find the award and an interview with Chuck Chriss, Editor of Olive-Drab.com:

The B-25J ‘Pacific Princess’ and crew participated in the largest gathering of B-25’s since WWII for the 68th Doolittle Raiders Reunion held April 17th & 18th, 2010 at USAF Museum, Wright Field Dayton OH. Video of the event here. Story of the Doolittle Raid and more on the North American B-25B Mitchell bomber at the linked Olive-Drab.com pages.

Seventeen B-25’s formed up for a fly-over the 2010 Doolittle Memorial ceremony. Eight Doolittle Raiders of the original 79 remain, four were able to attend the 2010 event.

Air to Air shots filmed from the tailgunner seat of ‘Pacific Princess’, ship number two in the 17 ship formation by VictoryGirl.com.

A unique M1903 Springfield training film is on auction at eBay. Click the linked page to see this unusual 1932 piece of history.

A new section of Olive-Drab.com pulls together all the information about U.S. military Combat Boots, from World War II to the present. It all starts here:

Within the Combat Boots section, there are pages for all the significant types of boots, including:

While the US military is reaching the end of the HMMWV lifecycle, a new vehicle is in the works in India. Loosely based on the American HMMWV, the Mahindra Axe will be locally produced in India for the Indian Army.

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