AEC Dorchester Armoured Command Vehicle

British WW2 4×4 armoured command vehicle fitted with radio and communications equipment.

AEC Dorchester Armoured Command Vehicle
AEC Dorchester Armoured Command Vehicle

This vehicle is one of 416 Armoured Command Vehicles built on a modified ‘Matador‘ chassis. They were used during the war as command posts for divisional (and sometimes brigade) commanders. One was cpatured by Rommel and he was so impressed he used it as his personal command post vehicle from thereon. After being stationed at Bovington post war this vehicle was used as a protected firing point on the missile ranges at Otterburn Northumberland. Wartime service unknown.

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